Billy Hughes

by jmorgan643 | created - 01 Mar 2016 | updated - 26 Aug 2016 | Public

Favorite Actors

1. Gary Gray

Actor | The Next Voice You Hear...

Born in Los Angeles California on December 18, 1936, to Jeanie Dickson and Bill Gray, Gary would go on to work in such well-known films as Randolph Scott's Return of the Bad Men (1948), and the Loretta Young / William Holden / Robert Mitchum film, Rachel and the Stranger (1948). Bill Gray was a ...

2. Billy E. Hughes

Actor | Shirley Temple's Storybook

Billy E. Hughes was born on November 28, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Billy Eugene Hughes. He is known for his work on Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Smoke in the Wind (1975) and Ole Rex (1961). He was married to Aida. He died on December 20, 2005 in Alma, Arkansas, USA.

3. George P. Breakston

Director | Jungle Stampede

George P. Breakston was born on January 22, 1920 in Paris, France. He was a director and producer, known for Jungle Stampede (1950), Life Returns (1935) and The Manster (1959). He died on May 21, 1973 in Paris.

4. Darryl Hickman

Actor | Network

Although younger brother Dwayne Hickman is probably the better-remembered sibling today with his still-huge cult following as TV's Dobie Gillis, Darryl Hickman was certainly the more popular actor and deemed more talented when they were children. During his years at MGM in the wartime 40s, Darryl ...

5. Scott Jacoby

Actor | The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Scott Jacoby was born on November 26, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976), That Certain Summer (1972) and Rage: 20 Years of Punk Rock West Coast Style (2001). He has been married to Lyn Jacoby since June 23, 1985. ...

6. Bill Burrud

Actor | Idol of the Crowds

Bill Burrud was born on January 12, 1925 in Hollywood, California, USA as William James Burrud. He was an actor and producer, known for Idol of the Crowds (1937), Devil's Squadron (1936) and The Man in Blue (1937). He died on July 12, 1990 in Sunset Beach, California.

7. Billy Gray

Actor | The Day the Earth Stood Still

Billy Gray was born on January 13, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Thomas Gray. He is an actor, known for The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), On Moonlight Bay (1951) and Father Knows Best (1954).

8. Billy Lee

Actor | Reg'lar Fellers

Billy Lee, whose real name was William Schlenaker, was born in Nelson, Indiana. As a toddler, young William lived a quiet life on his family's farm, but that all changed when he turned three years old. Billy and his parents moved to California around 1933. Billy's parents enrolled him, at age 3, in...

9. Bobby Breen

Actor | Hawaii Calls

Bobby Breen was born on November 4, 1927 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Isadore Borsuk. He was an actor, known for Hawaii Calls (1938), Rainbow on the River (1936) and Make a Wish (1937). He was married to Audrey Howard and Jocelyn Lesh. He died on September 19, 2016 in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA.

10. William Roy

Actor | The Corn Is Green

Not a well remembered child film actor, William Roy is better remembered as a pianist, accompanist, songwriter, singer and musical director. During the last several decades Roy prepared renowned cabaret shows for nightclub stars, notably the luminous Julie Wilson. With Wilson he put together "...

11. Billy Mauch

Actor | The Prince and the Pauper

Billy Mauch was born on July 6, 1921 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as William John Mauch. He is known for his work on The Prince and the Pauper (1937), Anthony Adverse (1936) and Roseanna McCoy (1949). He was married to Marjorie Barnewolt. He died on September 29, 2006 in Palatine, Illinois.

12. Bobby Clark

Actor | Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Bobby Clark was born on November 13, 1944 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Robert Eugene Clark. He is an actor, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), The Ten Commandments (1956) and Casey Jones (1957). He has been married to Vikki Young since October 25, 1997.

13. Bobby Driscoll

Actor | Peter Pan

Bobby Driscoll was a natural-born actor. Discovered by chance at the age of five-and-a-half in a barber shop in Altadena, CA. and then convincing in anything he ever undertook on the movie screen and on television throughout his career spanning 17 years (1943-1960). Includes such notable movie ...

14. Robert Ellis

Actor | The Babe Ruth Story

Robert Ellis was born on August 24, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Richard Bloomfield. He was an actor, known for The Babe Ruth Story (1948), Space Master X-7 (1958) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). He was married to Aloha Wilkerson. He died on November 23, 1973 in Los ...

15. Bobby Jordan

Actor | A Slight Case of Murder

Bobby was raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn. By the time he was four and a half, he could act, tap dance and play the Saxophone. He made his stage debut in 1930 and film debut at Warner Bros./Vitaphone in 1931. He also reportedly had a bit part in the 1934 Eddie Cantor film, "Kid Millions". He then ...

16. Robert J. Mauch

Actor | The Prince and the Pauper

Robert J. Mauch was born on July 6, 1921 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Robert Joseph Mauch. He was an editor and actor, known for The Prince and the Pauper (1937), Warner Brothers Presents (1955) and Dragnet (1951). He was married to Georgia "Gigi" Shattuck Culhane. He died on October 15, 2007 in ...

17. Brandon De Wilde

Actor | Shane

Born into a theatrical family, he made a much-acclaimed Broadway debut a "The Member of the Wedding." , when he was 9 years old. He was the first child actor to win the Donaldson Award, and went on to repeat his role in the film version (directed by Fred Zinnemann in 1952). As the blond-haired, ...

18. Bryan Russell

Actor | Bye Bye Birdie

Bryan Russell was born on December 3, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bernard Talmadge Russell. He was an actor, known for Bye Bye Birdie (1963), The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) and Emil and the Detectives (1964). He was married to Cathryn Michelle Sands. He died on October 3, ...

19. Teddy Infuhr

Actor | They Live by Night

Missouri-born child actor Teddy Infuhr, youngest of four, moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was three and was initially prodded into acting by his mother. A young student at the Rainbow Studios, he was spotted by a talent agent and booked the very first film he went out on with The ...

20. David Stollery

Actor | The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Born in 1941, David Stollery began appearing as "the child" in many Hollywood features. However, it was with Disney Studios that he really made his mark. As a teen Stollery was most notable for his role as Marty Markham, the spoiled rich kid, in The Adventures of Spin and Marty (1955), seen ...

21. Desmond Tester

Actor | Sabotage

Desmond Tester was born on February 17, 1919 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Sabotage (1936), Non-Stop New York (1937) and The Stars Look Down (1940). He died on December 31, 2002 in Sydney, Australia.

22. Dickie Jones

Soundtrack | Avengers: Age of Ultron

American actor who achieved some success as a child and as a young adult, especially in B-Westerns and in television. The son of a Texas newspaper editor. Jones was a accomplished horseman from infancy. At the age of four he was billed as the World's Youngest Trick Rider and Roper. At the age of ...

23. Dickie Moore

Actor | Oliver Twist

Dickie Moore made his acting and screen debut at the age of 18 months in the 1927 John Barrymore film The Beloved Rogue (1927) as a baby, and by the time he had turned 10 he was a popular child star and had appeared in 52 films. He continued as a child star for many more years, and became the ...

24. Douglas Croft

Actor | Batman

Who was the first "Robin, the Boy Wonder"? No, not Burt Ward, but this popular, curly-haired child actor of the 1940s. In addition to being in the first "Batman" film, he appeared in many other major films, mostly at Warner Brothers. In almost all of these films, he played the hero as a boy, "...

25. Frankie Thomas

Actor | Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

This one-time wiry, curly-haired juvenile actor of 30s Depression era films grabbed major focus toward the end of his acting career as 50s space hero Tom Corbett on the smaller screen, then moved away from the limelight finally seeing his future in the cards.

He was born Frank M. Thomas, Jr. on ...

26. Freddie Bartholomew

Actor | Captains Courageous

One of the most popular child actors in film history, Child superstar Freddie Bartholomew was born Frederick Cecil Bartholomew in Harlesden, London, the son of Lilian May (Clarke) and Cecil Llewellyn Bartholomew. From age three, he grew up in the town of Warminster under the care of his father's ...

27. Gene Reynolds

Producer | Lou Grant

Gene Reynolds might have fulfilled a youthful ambition and become a baseball player. However, his father's business failed and the family relocated from their erstwhile home in Detroit to Los Angeles in 1934.

Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Maude Evelyn (Schwab) ...

28. Gordon Gebert

Actor | Holiday Affair

Gordon Alan Gebert II was the only child of Gordon Alan Gebert Sr. and Violette Gebert. His father was a salesman for a trailer company and later managed sales of truck and bus fleets for the Ford Motor Co. in Iowa. In 1946, a boy was needed for a role in a play for Drake University. Gordon was ...

29. Harley Cross

Actor | The Believers

Harley Cross was born in New York in 1978. He first became interested in acting at age four when he was chosen by an audience to participate in a children's play. He attended school at Massillion in Paris, France and speaks fluent French. Cross made his film debut as Diane Keaton's son in Mrs. ...

30. Jackie Moran

Actor | Gone with the Wind

One of the lesser remembered but quite active child actors during the 30s and 40s was Jackie Moran. Born in 1923, he was a tyke model placed into films as a teen, often cast as a feisty street orphan. David O. Selznick took an interest in the gangly, fair-haired lad and cast him as Huckleberry Finn...

31. Jake Thomas

Actor | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Jake was on his mother's TV show and his father's radio show when he was very young. In fact, Jake was on the Knoxville Evening News "live" from the nursery of the hospital the day he was born. The TV station where his mother was an anchor covered Jake's first days in depth. As he grew up he was in...

32. Jimmy Bennett

Actor | Orphan

James 'Jimmy' Bennett was born on February 9, 1996 in Seal Beach, California. He has appeared in guest starring roles on The Guardian (2001), Judging Amy (1999), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and recently Everwood (2002), and has been cast in some of the most successful productions in that ...

33. Jimmy Hawkins

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Jimmy Hawkins....Portrayed the son of some of Hollywood's most popular movie stars of the 40's (Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Greer Garson, Lana Turner & Jessica Tandy). Jimmy also has the distinction of playing Jimmy Stewart & Donna Reed's son, Tommy Bailey, in the Frank Capra film classic... ...

34. Joseph Walsh

Actor | California Split

Joseph Walsh was born on July 11, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for California Split (1974), Poltergeist (1982) and The Driver (1978).

35. John Moulder-Brown

Actor | Two Living, One Dead

John Moulder-Brown was born on June 3, 1953 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Two Living, One Dead (1961), The Devil in the Fog (1968) and Deep End (1970).

36. Jon Whiteley

Actor | The Kidnappers

Amazingly talented child star Jon Whiteley was born on February 19, 1945 in Monymusk, Scotland, and put together an enviable, albeit brief, career in 1950s film drama. This precocious talent started things off winningly by earning first prize for verse-speaking at the Aberdeen Music Festival when ...

37. Leon Janney

Actor | Father's Son

Leon Janney was born on April 1, 1917 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Leon Ramon. He was an actor, known for Father's Son (1931), Stolen Paradise (1940) and The Last Mile (1959). He was married to Dorothy, Isabel K. Janney and Jessica Pepper. He died on October 28, 1980 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

38. Michel Ray

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

He was born in the United Kingdom into a wealthy family; his mother was British and his father a Brazilian diplomat. He was educated in Switzerland where he learned to ski. His parents were friends of producer Michael Balcon who was looking for a boy who could ski for his 1954 film The Divided Heart...

39. Mickey Kuhn

Actor | A Streetcar Named Desire

One of Hollywood's staple child actors during the 30s and 40s, Mickey Kuhn played alongside many a top Hollywood star from Leslie Howard and Conrad Nagel's son to playing Dick Tracy's ward. Once he reached the "awkward teens" stage, however, he found himself primarily unemployed or in unbilled ...

40. Mickey Sholdar

Actor | The Farmer's Daughter

Mickey Sholdar was born on March 20, 1949 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on The Farmer's Daughter (1963), One Man's Way (1964) and Shadow on the Land (1968). He was previously married to Janet Lee Hartel.

41. Orley Lindgren

Actor | Under My Skin

Orley Lindgren was born on July 18, 1939 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Under My Skin (1950), Red Planet Mars (1952) and The Great Lover (1949).

42. Peter Miles

Actor | Quo Vadis

Peter Miles was born on April 1, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan as Gerald Richard Perreau-Saussine. He was an actor and writer, known for Quo Vadis (1951), They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968) and Roseanna McCoy (1949). He died on August 3, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Peter J. Votrian

Actor | Big House, U.S.A.

Peter J. Votrian was born on June 12, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Big House, U.S.A. (1955), Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963) and Fear Strikes Out (1957).

44. Ronald Sinclair

Sound_department | Die Hard

Ronald Sinclair was born on January 21, 1924 in Dunedin, New Zealand as Richard Arthur Hould. He is known for his work on Die Hard (1988), Spaceballs (1987) and Commando (1985). He was married to Carol A. Larsen. He died on November 22, 1992 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Radames Pera

Actor | Red Dawn

Born in New York City in 1960, he moved to Hollywood with his mother in 1963 for her acting career. While pursuing a lead role herself, 8 year old Radames was discovered by classic film Director Daniel Mann and cast as Stavros, the dying son of Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas, in A Dream of Kings (...

46. Rafael Campos

Actor | Agent for H.A.R.M.

Rafael Campos was born on May 13, 1936 in Santiago, Dominican Republic as Rafael Leonidas Campos Navarro Diaz. He was an actor, known for Agent for H.A.R.M. (1966), Centennial (1978) and Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). He was married to Sally Boyd and Dinah Washington. He died on July 9, 1985 in...

47. Rex Thompson

Actor | The King and I

Rex Thompson was born on December 14, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The King and I (1956), Young Bess (1953) and All Mine to Give (1957).

48. Richard Lyon

Actor | Anna and the King of Siam

Richard Lyon was born on October 8, 1934 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Anna and the King of Siam (1946), The Great Lover (1949) and The Tender Years (1948). He was married to Angela Ferguson. He died on October 16, 2013 in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

49. Robert Crawford Jr.

Producer | Slap Shot

Robert Crawford, Jr. was a child actor best known for playing Andy on the TV Western series Laramie (1959). He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1959 for the Playhouse 90 (1956) episode "Child of Our Time" the same year his kid brother Johnny Crawford was Emmy-nominated for playing Chuck Connors ...

50. Robert Ellis

Actor | The Babe Ruth Story

Robert Ellis was born on August 24, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Richard Bloomfield. He was an actor, known for The Babe Ruth Story (1948), Space Master X-7 (1958) and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950). He was married to Aloha Wilkerson. He died on November 23, 1973 in Los ...

51. Roger Daniel

Actor | Boy Slaves

Roger Daniel was born on January 3, 1924 in Akron, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Boy Slaves (1939), Junior G-Men (1940) and Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946).

52. Ronnie Scribner

Actor | Split Image

Ronnie Scribner was born on July 23, 1966 as Ronald Adam Scribner. He is an actor, known for Split Image (1982), Salem's Lot (1979) and Code Red (1981). He has been married to Jessica Garza since 1999. They have three children.

53. Scotty Beckett

Actor | A Date with Judy

Scotty Beckett was one of the cutest, most successful child actors of the 1930s and 1940s. His descent into a life of alcoholism, drugs, and crime remains one of the most tragic of Hollywood stories.

Born Scott Hastings Beckett on October 4, 1929, in Oakland, California, he and his family moved to ...

54. Sammy Ogg

Actor | Matinee Theatre

Sammy Ogg was born on October 30, 1939 in Lexington, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) and I Love Lucy (1951).

55. Ted Donaldson

Actor | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Ted Donaldson was born on August 20, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945), The Return of Rusty (1946) and Rusty Saves a Life (1949).

56. Terry Kilburn

Actor | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Terry Kilburn was born on November 25, 1926 in West Ham, London, England as Terence E. Kilburn. He is an actor, known for Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939), Lolita (1962) and Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947).

57. Tommy Cook

Writer | Rollercoaster

Spry, curly-haired, dark-complexioned child actor Tommy Cook's most famous roles happened during his nascent career in serial adventures. He came on the feature film scene auspiciously in the role of young Indian boy Little Beaver alongside western good guy 'Don 'Red' Barry' in the Adventures of ...

58. Tommy Rettig

Actor | The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

Tommy was a successful child actor in 1954 when he was chosen out of a field of 500 to play Jeff Miller in the TV series Lassie (1954). He was with the show for four years, after which Lassie acquired a whole new family.

Rettig, the only child of Elias Rettig, a Lockheed aircraft-parts inspector, ...

59. Paul Engle

Actor | Colt .45

Paul Martin Engle was born on February 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. As a child actor he is known for The Lone Ranger - four appearances (1955-57), The Persuader (1957), and Gunsmoke (1958). He appeared in fifty different roles between the ages of seven and fourteen. His final acting ...

60. Lee Erickson

Actor | Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Lee Erickson is an actor, known for Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), The Seven Little Foys (1955) and How to Marry a Millionaire (1957).



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