Chubby from ‘Our Gang’ Falls Ill, 1935

“Norman Chaney, child movie star, is mysteriously ill in a Baltimore hospital with a glandular ailment which cut short his movie career two and a half years ago. Chaney, known as “Chubby” in “Our Gang” pictures, at 17 is four feet five inches tall and weighs 133 pounds. The ailment has impaired his walking.” (11/15/1935)

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Chubby passed away on May 29, 1936.


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