'The Little Rascals': Where Are They Now?
You remember all the good times in front of your television set watching "The Little Rascals" and you must be wondering, where are they now?" If you really need to know such things, you're in good hands. The scoop is here to fulfill all your curiosities about "The Little Rascals" and where they are now. .
Email rumors were once flying about a "Little Rascals curse" that caused untimely deaths of Buckwheat, Darla, Spanky and the rest of the crew. Froggy was hit by a truck and died at age sixteen while riding his bike. Alfalfa pulled a knife on someone who owed him $50. The man shot him in self defense. Stymie lived a life of crime and died of pneumonia at age 56.
The good news is that at least a few of those 50+ rascals are alive, and 76% of the "Little Rascals" cast lived to average life expectancy. Eleven of the cast members were alive in 2006. That calculates to about 20% of them.
Where are they now? Here's an update of the living and recently living members of "The Little Rascals" crew.
Dorothy DeBorba lived in Walnut Creek, California near the end of her life. Dorothy died on June 2nd, 2010 from emphysema.
Jean Darling became a mystery writer and radio playwright. As of August 3rd, 2010, Jean is still alive. She lives in Dublin.
Eugene Jackson (Pineapple) remained in show business for many years. He wrote a 1998 autobiography called "Eugene Pineapple Jackson: His Own Story". Eugene died of a heart attack in 2001 at age 84.
Jackie Cooper was also alive in 2009. Jackie also remained in television and movies. He played editor Perry White in the Superman movies with Christopher Reeves. There is a chance that Jackie is still alive.
Shirley Jean Rickert later became a stripper among other things. She died in early 2009 at age 82.
Tommy Bond played the bully Butch in some of the "Little Rascals" episodes. He died in 2005 from heart complications.
Keep in mind that this is a timely article about people who are either dead or extremely old. Use your favorite search engine for more "Little Rascals updates", and be sure to check the dates of the pages that the updates are on.