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Jerry Tucker
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Actor
    (November 1, 1925-November 23, 2016)
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Birth name was Jerome Harold Schatz
    Appeared in 18 ‘Our Gang’ shorts (1931-38)
    Also appeared in the feature films ‘Prosperity’ (1932), ‘March of the Wooden Soldiers’ (1934), ‘Captain January’ (1936) and ‘Boys’ Town’ (1938)
    His name was changed to sound ‘less ethnic.’
    He was nicknamed ‘the Red, White and Blue Kid’ for having red hair, blue eyes and pale skin.
    He was typecast as a spoiled rich boy.
    He did not tell his wife about his career as a child star until after they were married.
    At age four, he became the youngest actor signed to a long-term contract by Paramount Studios.
    He served with the Navy during World War II and was injured by shrapnel in a kamikaze attack.
    After WWII, he earned a masters degree in electrical engineering and went to work for RCA.
    He was married to Myra Schatz for over 60 years.

Credit: C. Fishel


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