Darla Hood

Darla Hood
1931 - 1979
Darla Hood  American Actress

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


American Actress Darla Hood was born Darla Jean Hood on 8th November, 1931 in Leedey, Oklahoma USA and passed away on 13th Jun 1979 Hollywood, California aged 47. She is most remembered for `Darla` in the Our Gang Series. 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: Our Gang, American film actors and American child actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 66 years, 10 months 34 years, 5 months 2 years
Total2 66 years, 10 months 34 years, 5 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
Buried Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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, 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-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BrettMaleRobert W. Decker
Darla JoFemaleRobert W. Decker
BrettMaleJose Granson


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 Johnny Carson Show1953TV Show
The Ken Murray Show1950Regular (1950-1951)TV Show
Happy Land1943Lenore Prentiss - Age 12 (uncredited)Movie
Born to Sing1942'Quiz Kid'Movie
Come Back, Miss Pipps1941Darla (uncredited)Short Film
Helping Hands1941Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Robot Wrecks1941Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Wedding Worries1941Darla Hood (uncredited)Short Film
Ye Olde Minstrels1941Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Alfalfa's Double1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Kiddie Kure1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Big Premiere1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The New Pupil1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Waldo's Last Stand1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
All About Hash1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Bubbling Troubles1940Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Ice Follies of 19391939Sister (uncredited)Movie
Captain Spanky's Show Boat1939Darla (uncredited)Short Film
Auto Antics1939Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Time Out for Lessons1939Darla (uncredited)Short Film
Clown Princes1939Darla Hood (as Our Gang)Short Film
Cousin Wilbur1939Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Dog Daze1939Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Duel Personalities1939Darla Hood (uncredited)Short Film
Tiny Troubles1939Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Bear Facts1938Darla King (as Our Gang)Short Film
Feed 'em and Weep1938Darla Hood (as Our Gang)Short Film
Hide and Shriek1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Aladdin's Lantern1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Football Romeo1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Little Ranger1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Men in Fright1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Party Fever1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Practical Jokers1938Darla (uncredited)Short Film
Came the Brawn1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Three Men in a Tub1938Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Our Gang Follies of 19381937DarlaShort Film
Fishy Tales1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Mail and Female1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Rushin' Ballet1937DancerShort Film
Framing Youth1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Glove Taps1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Hearts Are Thumps1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Night 'n' Gales1937Darla Hood (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Pigskin Palooka1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Reunion in Rhythm1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Roamin' Holiday1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Three Smart Boys1937Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Bohemian Girl1936Arline as a ChildMovie
Arbor Day1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Bored of Education1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Second Childhood1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Divot Diggers1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Neighborhood House1936Mary ChaseMovie
Pay As You Exit1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
The Pinch Singer1936Darla (as Our Gang)Short Film
Our Gang Follies of 19361935Cookie (as Our Gang)Short Film
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R_DeckerJul 15, 2022

Carole Layne, I wish I would have seen your post much earlier. Robert Decker is my Dad. I have some information and the original contract when the Enchanters were first formed.

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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