The following was sent in by our classmate KayBridgesBoyter.
Remember Our Gang? These pictures are great -- in case you forgot who is who.
Remember Our Gang?
What ever happened to those people?
Well, here it is...........sad...........!
....THE OUR GANG CURSE...
Carl Switzer was shot to death at age 31.
300-pound Norman Chaney died at age 22 following an operation.
William Thomas died at age 49 of a heart attack.
Darla Hood --
The Our Gang leading lady contracted hepatitis and died at age 47.
Kendall McCormas, known as Breezy Brisbane, committed suicide at age 64.
Froggy -- William Robert Laughline was killed in a motor scooter accident at age 16.
Mickey Daniels --
He died of liver disease at 55.
Mathew Bear led a life of crime and drugs. He died of a stroke at age 56.
Scotty Beckett --
He died at age 38 following a brutal beating.
Robert Hutchins was killed in an airplane accident at age 19.
Pete the Pup --
He was poisoned by an unknown assailant.
Currently lives in California.
Spanky’s name is/was George Robert Phillips McFarland. When he was young his family called him Spanky and eventually shortened it to Spank. He was born on October 2, 1928 and died of a heart attack on June 30, 1993.
Robert Blake, also of Our Gang fame, several years ago was accused of murdering his wife. The jury acquitted him, but as it almost always happens, questions will linger.
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