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Frank Coghlan Jr.

From Wikipedia Frank Coghlan, Jr. (March 15, 1916 – September 7, 2009) also known as "Junior Coghlan", was an American actor who later became a career officer in the United States Navy and a Naval Aviator. He appeared in approximately 129 films and television programs between 1920 and 1974. During the 1920s and 1930s, he became a popular child and juvenile actor, appearing in films with Pola Negri, Jack Dempsey, William Haines, Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney, and Bette Davis. He appeared in early "Our Gang" comedies, but he is best known for the role of Billy Batson in the 1941 motion picture serial Adventures of Captain Marvel. Coghlan later served 23 years as an aviator and officer in the U.S. Navy, from 1942 to 1965. After retiring from the Navy, he returned to acting and appeared in television, films, and commercials. He published an autobiography in 1992 and died in 2009 at age 93.

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Mar 15, 1916 In New Haven - Connecticut - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Adventures of Daredevil Jack 1920-06-30
Latest Project:
Movie Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling 1993-08-31
Known For
Poster of Boys' Reformatory
Poster of Red Lights Ahead
Poster of In the Money
Movie Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling Himself 1993-08-31
Movie The Love God? Reporter (uncredited) 1969-08-01
Movie The Shakiest Gun in the West Man at Bar (uncredited) 1968-07-10
Movie The Love-Ins Reporter in Park 1967-07-26
Movie Corvette K-225 Rating 1943-09-29
Movie Adventures of Captain Marvel Billy Batson 1941-03-28
Movie Uncle Joe Dick 1941-01-01
Movie Double Alibi Newspaper Switchboard Operator 1940-03-01
Movie Free, Blonde and 21 Sammy, Bellboy 1940-03-28
Movie The Fighting 69th Jimmy (uncredited) 1940-01-27
Movie Knute Rockne All American Messenger 1940-10-05
Movie Love Thy Neighbor Bellboy 1940-12-27
Movie Murder Over New York Frank O'Shaughnessy / Gilroy 1940-12-13
Movie Remedy for Riches Bud 1940-11-29
Movie The Flying Irishman Teenager Taking Photograph 1939-04-07
Movie Boys' Reformatory Eddie O'Meara 1939-05-01
Movie East Side of Heaven Messenger Boy 1939-04-07
Movie Scouts to the Rescue Ken - a Boy Scout 1939-01-17
Movie It's a Wonderful World Elevator Boy (uncredited) 1939-05-19
Movie Off the Record Copyboy (uncredited) 1939-01-21
Movie The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Boy in Montage (uncredited) 1939-03-29
Movie Gone with the Wind Collapsing Soldier (uncredited) 1939-12-15
Movie Meet Dr. Christian Bud 1939-11-17
Movie Day-time Wife Office Boy 1939-11-24
Movie Second Fiddle Studio Call Boy 1939-06-30
Movie Here I Am a Stranger Office Boy 1939-09-29
Movie Dust Be My Destiny Newsboy 1939-09-16
Movie Angels Wash Their Faces Al - Boy Working Lathe (uncredited) 1939-08-26
Movie Service de Luxe Bellhop 1938-10-12
Movie Blazing Barriers Tommy McGrath 1937-07-04
Movie The Little Red Schoolhouse Frank 'Frankie' Burke 1936-03-02
Movie Red Lights Ahead Willie Wallace 1936-11-28
Movie Melody in May 1936-04-30
Movie Charlie Chan at the Race Track Eddie Brill, Jockey 1936-08-07
Movie Make Way for a Lady Billy Hopkins 1936-11-13
Movie Stranded Page (uncredited) 1935-06-29
Movie Kentucky Blue Streak Johnny Bradley 1935-05-01
Movie Happiness C.O.D. Larry Sherridan 1935-10-14
Movie Pardon My Pups Sonny Rogers 1934-01-25
Movie Managed Money Sonny Rogers 1934-02-22
Movie Drum Taps Eric Cartwright 1933-01-23
Movie Merrily Yours James "Sonny" Rogers 1933-10-05
Movie What's to Do? Sonny Rogers 1933-11-23
Movie In the Money Dick Higginbottom 1933-11-06
Movie Hell's House Shorty 1932-01-30
Movie The Last of the Mohicans Uncas 1932-05-17
Movie Man Wanted Youngster in Store 1932-04-23
Movie Penrod and Sam Sam Williams 1931-10-03
Movie The Girl Said No Eddie Ward 1930-03-15
Movie River's End Mickey 1930-11-01
Movie Square Shoulders John W. 'Tad' Collins Jr. 1929-03-10
Movie Let'er Go Gallegher John 'Let 'Er Go' Gallegher 1928-01-14
Movie Marked Money The Kid 1928-11-11
Movie Rubber Tires Charley Stack 1927-02-07
Movie Slide, Kelly, Slide Mickey Martin 1927-03-12
Movie The Country Doctor Sard Jones 1927-08-22
Movie The Yankee Clipper Mickey 1927-05-07
Movie Her Man o' War Peterkin Schultz 1926-08-25
Movie The Darling of New York The Ross Kid 1923-12-03
Movie The Adventures of Daredevil Jack 1920-06-30
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