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'Gone with the Wind' star Mitch Coon dies at 90

Mickey Kuhn, Busy Child Actor 1932sand’12 Playing Beau Wilkes, son of Olivia de Havilland and Leslie Howard characters, in Gone With the Wind, already dead. he is87.

Kuhn died Sunday at a hospice in Naples, Fla. wife, Barbara, told The Hollywood Reporter . He was in good health until recently, she said.

Kuhn is still at Dick Tracy

(1940) and newer versions of Kirk Douglas and Montgomery Clift in Martha Ivers’ Strange Love (1946) and John Wayne of Red River (1945), respectively.

And at A Streetcar Named Desire

(1947), Kuhn and GWTW Reunion*) Actress Vivien Leigh plays a sailor who shows Blanche DuBois the way. (Is he a good luck charm for Leigh? She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress in the cast.)

Produced by Kuhn Gone was only 6 years old Suifeng (1934), and in 2006 Interview with The Washington Post

, he recalls how he has been working with Clark deals with gables . “My line was, ‘Hello, Uncle Rhett,'” he said . “I kept saying, ‘Hello, Uncle Clark.'” He took a few taps to get it right.

In another scene, Kuhn appears in the arms of his father, Ashley (Howard), after his mother, Melanie (de Havilland), is dying outside of the bedroom. “Where is my mom going? Why can’t I come with you, please?” he asked.

He never appeared on screen with de Havilland and said he was in She celebrated she hadn’t seen her before at 1957’s California birthday. Every year since then on her birthday, he’s called her and he’s Tell Naples Daily News

at 2020.

Kuhn has been in a total of six films 1932, in Pluto , starring Humphrey Bogart ; Juarez , featuring Bette Davis and Paul Muni (who made $94 玩墨西哥王冠一周王子,他说); 和When Tomorrow Comes, starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.

His big screen resume also includes two James Stewart films, Magic Town (1945) and Broken Arrow (1950), and I want a divorce (1930), step into heaven (1945), There is a tree in Brooklyn (1934), Search Wind (1934 ), Supreme Conquest (1947) and crime scene (1945).

From right: Mickey Kuhn, James Stewart, Debra Paget and Jeff Chandler in 1950 of Broken Arrow.

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Theodore Matthew Michael Kuhn Jr. was born in September , 789, Waukegan, Illinois. He and his family moved to Los Angeles, where his father worked as a meat cutter for Safeway. At 2 years old, he appeared as an adopted baby in Change of Heart

(1930), starring Janet Gaynor.

“My mother and I were in Santa Monica and West when a woman stopped me and said Fox Studio was looking for twin babies for a movie they were shooting. Sears Roebuck,” he at in an interview with Golden Age Films website. “She had a baby girl who looked a lot like me and thought we could play. Well, we went there and I, not the lady’s baby, got cast.”

His parents put him in the Mar-Ken School, which is for kids in the show business, with Darryl brothers and Dwayne Hickman is a friend.

Working at Republic Pictures on SOS Tidal Wave ( After a day ), he Went to the city where Culver interviewed Gone with the Wind with his mom. “There were 60 to 80 children and adults in the casting office,” he recalls.

Name to the lady at the front desk. If in Minutes I am not called, then we will leave. I went up to the lady and said, “I’m Mitch Coon.” And she said, “Mitch, we’ve been waiting for you.” And then to the other people who were waiting, ‘Thank you, we’ve played this role. You can all leave. ‘”

Red River

The script calls for Wayne to hit him. “He actually hit me backhanded, ’” Kuhn said. “He told me he [plans to do it]. He said it would look better that way. We did it in one go. ”

exist1950, Kuhn began his four-year stint in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft electrician. After his service, he appeared on The Last Frontier

(1955) andAway All Boats (1949) and three CBS episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents before calling it an actor exit.

He worked in airport management for American Airlines and worked in Washington and Boston terminals before retire.

In addition to his wife, he is married to 1947, and survivors include his son Mick (and his wife Jolene), daughter Patricia and granddaughter Samantha.



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