This page is a listing of the significant cast and crew for Hal Roach's Our Gang short subjects series, which ran in movie theatres from 1922 to 1944.
Our Gang kids (and pets)
Our Gang's lineup changed frequently; as kids left the series or outgrew their roles, new kids were recruited to join the cast. Some of the cast additions were direct changings-of-the-guard, and those are annotated accordingly. The groupings are not meant to represent a cast lineup for a particular Our Gang short from the period it represents, but rather a more general listing of the main members of the cast during the period.
Early silents period: 1922-1926
Late silents period
Early sound period
Early transitional period
Late transitional period
Late Roach/Early MGM period
Transitional MGM period
Late MGM period
Other notable Our Gang kids
- Dorothy Dandridge, the first African-American actress to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, made her film debut as an extra in Teacher's Beau in 1935.
- Annabella Logan, later famous as jazz singer Annie Ross, sings one of the musical numbers in Our Gang Follies of 1938.
- Philip Hurlic, a successful child actor, had small parts in several late-1930s Our Gang shorts, and temporarily took Buckwheat's place as a member of the main cast for 1938's Feed 'em and Weep.
- Sonny Bupp, also a successful child actor, played bit roles in several late-1930s Our Gang shorts, including a prominent role in 1938's Men in Fright.
- Juanita Quigley, a successful child actress, appeared in two MGM Our Gang shorts as "Sally": 1940's The New Pupil and 1942's Going to Press.
- Darryl Hickman, a successful child actor, made a featured guest appearance in Going to Press. His younger brother Dwayne Hickman, later famous as the star of TV's The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, had a bit part in another 1942 short, Melodies Old and New.
Recurring adult actors
Many of the regular adult actors in Our Gang also frequently appeared in other Hal Roach comedies, including the Charley Chase and Laurel and Hardy series:
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Surviving cast members
As of December 17, 2012, the following Our Gang kids are still living: