Jackie Cooper (b. 1922)
The Champ, Skippy, Treasure Island.
Appeared in Our Gang shorts (aka Little Rascals), 1929-1931.
Induced to cry during scene for Skippy by his director (and uncle), Norman Taurog, who informed the 9-year-old that a policeman had shot his dog.
Earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for Skippy.
Authored 1981 autobiography, Please Don't Shoot My Dog.
Played Daily Planet editor Perry White in four big-screen Superman movies.
Two-time Emmy winner for directing.
Classic Movie Kids: Jackie Cooper
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