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Shirley Coates

Child actress

Born - 28 July 1927, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died - 26 July 2020

Dark-haired American child actress who played tall, bespectacled, pigtailed Muggsy in a fistful of 'Our Gang' short comedies in the 1930s and beyond. In between these romps, she was also seen in a few features: The Pursuit of Happiness (1934), The Devil-Doll (1936), You Only Live Once (1937), Maytime (1937), Wells Fargo (1937), Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938), Four Girls in White (1939), Mr Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Great Victor Herbert (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), International Squadron (1941), Henry and Dizzy (1942), Mokey (1942) and Henry Plays Cupid (1943), her last. She died two days before her 93rd birthday, survived by her five children.