Darla Hood

Still of Scotty Beckett, Darla Hood, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer and Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas in The Little Rascals (1955)
1931 - 1979

Darla Hood  American Actress


Darla Jean Hood (November 8, 1931 - June 13, 1979) was an American child actress, best known as the leading lady in the Our Gang series from 1935 to 1941. She was born in Leedey, Oklahoma, the only child of music teacher Elizabeth Davner, and James C...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship59 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length30 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Darla
Middle Name Jean
Last Name Hood
Full Name at Birth Darla Jean Hood
Alternative Name Darla Hood Granson, Darla Jean Hood, Darla Hood
Age 47 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th November, 1931
Birthplace Leedey, Oklahoma USA
Died 13th June, 1979
Place of Death Hollywood, California
Cause of Death Contracted Accute Hepatitis after Minor Surgery
Height 5' 1½" (156 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Her powerful singing voice!
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, California
Occupation Text Film actress child actress singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame `Darla` in the Our Gang Series
Year(s) Active 1935-1979
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The Little Rascals' Christmas Special1979 Mom (voice, as Darla Hood Granson) TV Movie
Easter Is1974 TV Movie
Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon1965 Princess (English version) (voice) Movie
The Bat1959 Judy Hollander Movie
Manhunt1959 TV Show
The Helen Morgan Story1957 Girl Singer at Piano (uncredited) Movie
Calypso Heat Wave1957 Johnny's Duet Partner Movie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Vocalist TV Show
The Ken Murray Show1950 Regular TV Show
Happy Land1943 Lenore Prentiss - Age 12 Movie
Born to Sing1942 'Quiz Kid' Movie
Baby Blues1941 Darla Short Film
Come Back, Miss Pipps1941 Darla Short Film
Helping Hands1941 Darla Short Film
Robot Wrecks1941 Darla Short Film
Wedding Worries1941 Darla Hood Short Film
Ye Olde Minstrels1941 Darla Short Film
Alfalfa's Double1940 Darla Short Film
Kiddie Kure1940 Darla Short Film
The Big Premiere1940 Darla Movie
The New Pupil1940 Darla Short Film
Waldo's Last Stand1940 Darla Short Film
All About Hash1940 Darla Short Film
Bubbling Troubles1940 Darla Short Film
The Ice Follies of 19391939 Sister (uncredited) Movie
Captain Spanky's Show Boat1939 Darla Short Film
Auto Antics1939 Darla Short Film
Time Out for Lessons1939 Darla Short Film
Clown Princes1939 Darla Hood Short Film
Cousin Wilbur1939 Darla Movie
Dog Daze1939 Darla Short Film
Duel Personalities1939 Darla Hood Movie
Tiny Troubles1939 Darla Short Film
Bear Facts1938 Darla King Short Film
Feed 'em and Weep1938 Darla Hood Short Film
Hide and Shriek1938 Darla Short Film
Aladdin's Lantern1938 Darla Short Film
Football Romeo1938 Darla Short Film
The Little Ranger1938 Darla Short Film
Men in Fright1938 Darla Short Film
Party Fever1938 Darla Short Film
Practical Jokers1938 Darla Short Film
Came the Brawn1938 Darla Short Film
Three Men in a Tub1938 Darla Short Film
Our Gang Follies of 19381937 Darla Short Film
Fishy Tales1937 Darla Short Film
Mail and Female1937 Darla Short Film
Rushin' Ballet1937 Dancer Short Film
Framing Youth1937 Darla Short Film
Glove Taps1937 Darla Short Film
Hearts Are Thumps1937 Darla Short Film
Night 'n' Gales1937 Darla Hood Short Film
The Pigskin Palooka1937 Darla Short Film
Reunion in Rhythm1937 Darla Short Film
Roamin' Holiday1937 Darla Short Film
Three Smart Boys1937 Darla Short Film
The Bohemian Girl1936 Arline as a Child Movie
Arbor Day1936 Darla Short Film
Bored of Education1936 Darla Short Film
Second Childhood1936 Darla Short Film
Divot Diggers1936 Darla Short Film
Neighborhood House1936 Mary Chase Short Film
Pay As You Exit1936 Darla Short Film
The Pinch Singer1936 Darla Movie
Our Gang Follies of 19361935 Cookie (as Our Gang) Short Film
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    Simon "Sam" GutierrezMar 5, 2011

    Every young boy should have had the opportunity to Fall in Love with Darla Hood.

    carole layneNov 13, 2009

    I am researching Darla and the Enchanters.We were in a show at 20th century fox in 1950/51 withMARILYN MONROE called Strictly For Kicks... (LayneSisters.....)

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