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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
'''Character:''' [[Dickie Jones]]<br>
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'''Character:''' [[Dickie Jones]]<br />
'''Birthday:''' February 25, 1927<br>
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'''Birthday:''' February 25, 1927<br />
'''Place of Birth:''' Snyder, Texas<br>
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'''Place of Birth:''' Snyder, Texas<br />
'''Date of Death:''' <br>
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'''Date of Death:''' July 7, 2014<br />
'''Place of Death:''' <br>
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'''Place of Death:''' Northridge, California<br />
'''First Short:''' [[Our Gang Follies Of 1936]] <br>
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'''First Short:''' [[Our Gang Follies Of 1936]]<br />
'''Last Short:''' [[Our Gang Follies Of 1938]] <br>
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'''Last Short:''' [[Our Gang Follies Of 1938]]<br />
'''Number of Shorts:''' 4<br>
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'''Number of Shorts:''' 4<br />
'''History:''' Richard Jones is the son of a Texas newspaper editor. He was a horse-riding prodigy at the age of four and that ability got him his start in show business. His early roles were as a bit player in the ''Our Gang'' shorts and later in the film "Nancy Drew Reporter" where he imitated Donald Duck. He also did the voice of Pinocchio in Walt Disney's "Pinocchio" feature film and did a voice in "The Aldrich Family" hit radio show. <br>
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'''History:''' Richard Jones was the son of a Texas newspaper editor. He was a horse-riding prodigy at the age of four and that ability got him his start in show business. His early roles were as a bit player in the ''Our Gang'' shorts and later in the film "Nancy Drew Reporter" where he imitated Donald Duck. He also did the voice of Pinocchio in Walt Disney's "Pinocchio" feature film and did a voice in "The Aldrich Family" hit radio show.<br />
Between voice and acting jobs, he worked in carpentry and served in the Army during the war in Alaska. Having worked with Gene Autry before the war, he was pulled into doing movies by Autry. Billed as Dick Jones, he starred in seventy-seven episides of the Fifties TV-Series, "The Range Rider and later got his own TV-Series, "Buffalo Bill Jr." In 1958, as Richard was starring in "The Cool And The Crazy," Richard and fellow actor Richard Bakalyan were mistaken as real gang members and arrested in Kansas City. Filming shut down on the movie until they could be released. <br>
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Between voice and acting jobs, he worked in carpentry and served in the Army during the war in Alaska. Having worked with Gene Autry before the war, he was pulled into doing movies by Autry. Billed as Dick Jones, he starred in seventy-seven episodes of the Fifties TV series, "The Range Rider" and later got his own TV series, "Buffalo Bill Jr." In 1958, as Richard was starring in "The Cool And The Crazy," Richard and fellow actor Richard Bakalyan were mistaken as real gang members and arrested in Kansas City. Filming shut down on the movie until they could be released.<br />
One of the few Rascals with continued acting success, Richard starred in several more Hollywood projects before he retired from acting in 1959. His last acting role was in 1965, "Requiem For A Fighter." In 1992, he founded White Hat Realty. Along with [[Jackie Cooper (actor)|Jackie Cooper]], [[Dorothy DeBorba]], [[Jean Darling (actress)|Jean Darling]] and a few others, he's one of the few surviving Rascals today. He's married and has four grown children.
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One of the few Rascals with continued acting success, Richard starred in several more Hollywood projects before he retired from acting in 1959. His last acting role was in 1965, "Requiem For A Fighter." In 1992, he founded White Hat Realty. He was married and had four grown children. Richard "Dickie" Jones died on July 7, 2014 at age 87.
   
 
==List of Shorts==
 
==List of Shorts==
   
* [[Our Gang Follies Of 1936]]
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* [[Our Gang Follies Of 1936]]
 
* [[The Pinch Singer]]
 
* [[The Pinch Singer]]
 
* [[The Pigskin Palooka]]
 
* [[The Pigskin Palooka]]
* [[Our Gang Follies Of 1938]]
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* [[Our Gang Follies Of 1938]]
   
 
==Other Projects==
 
==Other Projects==
   
 
* Burn 'Em Up Barnes (1934)
 
* Burn 'Em Up Barnes (1934)
* Kid Millions (1934)
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* Kid Millions (1934) (uncredited) - with [[Matthew Beard]], [[Tommy Bond]], [[Sonny Bupp]], [[Tommy Bupp]], [[John Collum]], [[Edith Fellows]], [[Edgar Kennedy]], [[Leonard Kibrick]], and [[Jackie Lynn Taylor]]
 
* Strange Wives (1934)
 
* Strange Wives (1934)
 
* Little Men (1934)
 
* Little Men (1934)
* Babes In Toyland (1934) - with [[Oliver Hardy]], [[Stan Laurel]], [[Jean Darling (actress)|Jean Darling]] and [[Johnny Downs (actor)|Johnny Downs]]
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* Babes In Toyland (1934) (uncredited) - with [[Oliver Hardy]], [[Stan Laurel]], [[Henry Brandon]], [[Scott Beckett]], [[George Billings]], [[Billy Bletcher]], [[Thomas Bupp]], [[Jean Darling (actress)|Jean Darling]], [[Johnny Downs (actor)|Johnny Downs]], [[Marianne Edwards]], [[Cullen|Cullen Johnson]], [[Payne|Payne Johnson]], [[Gus Leonard]], [[Sam Lufkin]], [[Jackie Lynn Taylor]], and [[Jerry Tucker (actor)|Jerry Tucker]]
 
* The Pecos Kid (1935)
 
* The Pecos Kid (1935)
 
* The Hawk (1935)
 
* The Hawk (1935)
 
* Westward Ho! (1935)
 
* Westward Ho! (1935)
* O'shaughnessy's Boy (1935) - uncredited
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* O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) - uncredited
 
* Daniel Boone (1936)
 
* Daniel Boone (1936)
 
* Who's Looney Now (1936)
 
* Who's Looney Now (1936)
 
* A Man To Remember (1938)
 
* A Man To Remember (1938)
 
* Nancy Drew Reporter (1939)
 
* Nancy Drew Reporter (1939)
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* Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) (uncredited) - with [[Thomas Bupp]], [[Shirley Coates]], [[Philip Hurlic]], [[John Lester Johnson]], [[Margaret Mann]], and [[Delmar Watson]]
 
* Pinocchio (1939)
 
* Pinocchio (1939)
 
* Virginia City (1940)
 
* Virginia City (1940)
 
* Brigham Young (1940)
 
* Brigham Young (1940)
* The Outlaw (1940) - with [[Frank Ward]]
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* The Outlaw (1940) - with [[Frank Lester Ward|Frank Ward]]
 
* Heaven Can Wait (1943)
 
* Heaven Can Wait (1943)
 
* The Adventures Of Mark Twain (1944)
 
* The Adventures Of Mark Twain (1944)
 
* The Sands Of Iwo Jima (1949)
 
* The Sands Of Iwo Jima (1949)
* The Gene Autry Show TV-Series (1950)
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* The Gene Autry Show TV Series (1950)
* The Range Rider TV-Series (1951)
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* The Range Rider TV Series (1951)
 
* Last Of The Pony Riders (1953)
 
* Last Of The Pony Riders (1953)
 
* The Cool And the Crazy (1958)
 
* The Cool And the Crazy (1958)
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[[Category:Our Gang Semi-Regular]]
[[Category: Male Rascals]]
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[[Category:Male Rascals]]
[[Category: Living Rascals]]
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[[Category:Deceased Rascals]]
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[[Category:Under Five Shorts]]

Latest revision as of 00:36, November 24, 2014

BiographyEdit

Character: Dickie Jones
Birthday: February 25, 1927
Place of Birth: Snyder, Texas
Date of Death: July 7, 2014
Place of Death: Northridge, California
First Short: Our Gang Follies Of 1936
Last Short: Our Gang Follies Of 1938
Number of Shorts: 4
History: Richard Jones was the son of a Texas newspaper editor. He was a horse-riding prodigy at the age of four and that ability got him his start in show business. His early roles were as a bit player in the Our Gang shorts and later in the film "Nancy Drew Reporter" where he imitated Donald Duck. He also did the voice of Pinocchio in Walt Disney's "Pinocchio" feature film and did a voice in "The Aldrich Family" hit radio show.
Between voice and acting jobs, he worked in carpentry and served in the Army during the war in Alaska. Having worked with Gene Autry before the war, he was pulled into doing movies by Autry. Billed as Dick Jones, he starred in seventy-seven episodes of the Fifties TV series, "The Range Rider" and later got his own TV series, "Buffalo Bill Jr." In 1958, as Richard was starring in "The Cool And The Crazy," Richard and fellow actor Richard Bakalyan were mistaken as real gang members and arrested in Kansas City. Filming shut down on the movie until they could be released.
One of the few Rascals with continued acting success, Richard starred in several more Hollywood projects before he retired from acting in 1959. His last acting role was in 1965, "Requiem For A Fighter." In 1992, he founded White Hat Realty. He was married and had four grown children. Richard "Dickie" Jones died on July 7, 2014 at age 87.

List of ShortsEdit

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