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Billy Chapin

Boy actor

Born - 28 December 1943, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died - 2 December 2016

Fair-haired American boy actor with sensitive, inquiring features, in films from a very young age, but perhaps best remembered as one of the menaced children in 1955's The Night of the Hunter. Other credits include Casanova Brown (1944), The Cockeyed Miracle (1946), The Kid from Left Field (1953), Affair with a Stranger (1953), Tobor the Great (1954), Naked Alibi (1954), Violent Saturday (1955), A Man Called Peter (1955) and Tension at Table Rock (1956), his last. After much TV work, he left acting behind at the end of the 1950s.