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

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Darla Hood passed away on 13th Jun 1979 aged 47.


Darla Hood was previously married to Jose Granson and Robert W. Decker.


American Actress Darla Hood passed away on 13th Jun 1979 Hollywood, California aged 47. Born Darla Jean Hood on 8th November, 1931 in Leedey, Oklahoma USA and educated at Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, California, Darla Hood is most remembered for `Darla` in the Our Gang Series in a career that spanned 1935-1979. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Darla Hood was in an on-screen matchup with Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer in Our Gang (1922).

Darla Hood is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Oklahoma, 20th-century American actresses and American child actresses.


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Married2 60 years, 10 months 31 years, 11 months 2 years
Total2 60 years, 10 months 31 years, 11 months 2 years


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

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 Claude Hood, who worked in a bank.

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Darla Hood47 ScorpioActress
Jose Granson-
Robert W. Decker-


Darla JoFemale


The Little Rascals' Christmas Special1979Mom (voice, as Darla Hood Granson)TV Movie
Easter Is1974TV Movie
Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon1965Princess (English version) (voice)Movie
The Bat1959Judy HollanderMovie
Manhunt1959TV Show
The Helen Morgan Story1957Girl Singer at Piano (uncredited)Movie
Calypso Heat Wave1957Johnny's Duet PartnerMovie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955VocalistTV Show
The Ken Murray Show1950RegularTV Show
Happy Land1943Lenore Prentiss - Age 12Movie
Born to Sing1942'Quiz Kid'Movie
Baby Blues1941DarlaShort Film
Come Back, Miss Pipps1941DarlaShort Film
Helping Hands1941DarlaShort Film
Robot Wrecks1941DarlaShort Film
Wedding Worries1941Darla HoodShort Film
Ye Olde Minstrels1941DarlaShort Film
Alfalfa's Double1940DarlaShort Film
Kiddie Kure1940DarlaShort Film
The Big Premiere1940DarlaMovie
The New Pupil1940DarlaMovie
Waldo's Last Stand1940DarlaShort Film
All About Hash1940DarlaShort Film
Bubbling Troubles1940DarlaShort Film
The Ice Follies of 19391939Sister (uncredited)Movie
Captain Spanky's Show Boat1939DarlaShort Film
Auto Antics1939DarlaShort Film
Time Out for Lessons1939DarlaMovie
Clown Princes1939Darla HoodShort Film
Cousin Wilbur1939DarlaMovie
Dog Daze1939DarlaShort Film
Duel Personalities1939Darla HoodMovie
Tiny Troubles1939DarlaShort Film
Bear Facts1938Darla KingShort Film
Feed 'em and Weep1938Darla HoodShort Film
Hide and Shriek1938DarlaShort Film
Aladdin's Lantern1938DarlaShort Film
Football Romeo1938DarlaShort Film
The Little Ranger1938DarlaShort Film
Men in Fright1938DarlaShort Film
Party Fever1938DarlaShort Film
Practical Jokers1938DarlaShort Film
Came the Brawn1938DarlaShort Film
Three Men in a Tub1938DarlaShort Film
Our Gang Follies of 19381937DarlaShort Film
Fishy Tales1937DarlaShort Film
Mail and Female1937DarlaShort Film
Rushin' Ballet1937DancerShort Film
Framing Youth1937DarlaShort Film
Glove Taps1937DarlaShort Film
Hearts Are Thumps1937DarlaShort Film
Night 'n' Gales1937Darla HoodShort Film
The Pigskin Palooka1937DarlaShort Film
Reunion in Rhythm1937DarlaShort Film
Roamin' Holiday1937DarlaShort Film
Three Smart Boys1937DarlaShort Film
The Bohemian Girl1936Arline as a ChildMovie
Arbor Day1936DarlaShort Film
Bored of Education1936DarlaShort Film
Second Childhood1936DarlaShort Film
Divot Diggers1936DarlaShort Film
Neighborhood House1936Mary ChaseMovie
Pay As You Exit1936DarlaShort Film
The Pinch Singer1936DarlaMovie
Our Gang Follies of 19361935Cookie (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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