~Sunny Jim McKeen~

Born: September 1, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: April 2, 1933 (age 8) in Los Angeles, California, USA
~Filmography~
Stop That Noise (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
She's a He (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
Mush Again (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
King of Jazz (1930) ... Child ('A Bench in the Park') / Child ('A Dash of Spice') (uncredited)
Neighbors (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
His Bachelor Daddies (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
Brother for Sale (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim
Sister's Pest (Short) (1930) ... Sunny Jim

Christmas Cheer (Short) (1929) ... Sunny Jim
No Boy Wanted (Short) (1929) ... Sunny Jim
Baby Talks (Short) (1929) ... Sunny Jim
The Newlyweds' Pests (Short) (1929) ... Snookums (as Snookums)
The Newlyweds' Angel Child (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds Camp Out (Short) (1929) ... Snookums (as Snookums)
The Newlyweds' Excuse (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds in Society (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Holiday (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Visit (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Headache (Short) (1929) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds Need Help (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds Lose Snookums (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Court Trouble (Short) (1928) ... Snookums (as Snookums)
The Newlyweds Unwelcome (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Hard Luck (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Anniversary (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' False Alarm (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Happy Day (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Imagination (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Friends (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Success (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Servant (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Advice (Short) (1928) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Christmas Party (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Mistake (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Surprise (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Troubles (Short) (1927 ) ... Snookums
Snookums Cleans Up (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Snookums Asleep (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Stop Snookums (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Shopping Tour (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Fishing Snookums (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Snookums Disappears (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds Build (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Snookums' Playmate (Short) (1927) ... Snookums
Snookums' Merry Christmas (Short) (1926) ... Snookums (as Snookums)
Snookums' Outing (Short) (1926) ... Snookums
Snookums' Buggy Ride (Short) (1926) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Quarantine (Short) (1926) ... Snookums
Snookums' Tooth (Short) (1926) ... Snookums
The Newlyweds' Neighbors (Short) (1926) ... Snookums
~Biography~
Born Lawrence David McKeen Jr., young "Sunny Jim" McKeen was featured in 39 "Newlyweds and Their
Baby" shorts in the late 1920s, then went on to make a series of six sound shorts on his own. A very blond
little boy, he was a contemporary of the child actors such as Allen 'Farina' Hoskins and Jackie Cooper,
Davey Lee and Shirley Temple. At the peak of his fame in the mid- to late 1920s, a candy bar was named
after him which featured his image on the wrapper.He died of blood poisoning in 1933, at the age of 8.
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