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PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star
PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star

Jack Hanlon, 96, a former child actor who had roles in the 1926 silent film "The General" and in two 1927 "Our Gang" comedies, died Thursday at an assisted living center in Las Vegas, family members said. "He was in good physical shape until two months ago," said a niece, Wendy Putnam Park. "He liked being independent and watching old movies on TV. He basically died of old age." Hanlon was born Feb. 15, 1916, and grew up in Culver City. After a small role with Buster Keaton in "The General," the precocious, freckle-faced youth played mischievous kids in two of Hal Roach's "Our Gang/Little Rascals" films: "The...

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