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William "Billie" Thomas, Jr., child actor. He is best remembered for portraying the character of "Buckwheat"  ("O-tay!") in the Our Gang (aka Little Rascals) short films from 1934-1944. Although the character he played was often the subject of controversy in later years for containing elements of the "pickaninny" stereotype, he always defended his work, pointing out that Buckwheat and the rest of the black kids were treated as equals to the white kids in the series. R.I.P.

Buckwheat from Our Gang AKA Little Rascals Billie Thomas / Buckwheat Thomas / William 'Buckwheat' Thomas / Willie Thomas

awesome Jean Darling, silent movie Our Gang member, has died

Jean Darling 1931 - 2015 Former child actress who was a regular in the Our Gang series from 1927 to She was the last surviving cast member from the silent era.

Little Rascal's Our Gang

Allen "Farina" Hoskins, Little Rascal's Our Gang

Tommy "Butch" Bond, child actor. Fondly remembered for his role of bully Butch in the 'Our Gang'  The Little Rascals

Tommy "Butch" Bond was child actor who was fondly remembered for his role of bully, Butch, in the "Our Gang" series.or also known as "The Little Rascals.

FARINA HOSKINS born 1920  Farina appeared in 107 Our Gang shorts (including Fish Hooky and The Stolen Jools), more than any other Little Rascal in the series.  Both Farina and Buckwheat were named after types of cereal.

Farina Hoskins

FARINA HOSKINS born 1920 Farina appeared in 107 Our Gang shorts (including Fish Hooky and The Stolen Jools), more than any other Little Rascal in the series. Both Farina and Buckwheat were named after types of cereal.

JOE FRANK COBB    Birth: Nov. 7, 1916  Pottawatomie County, USA  Death: May 20, 2002  Culver City  Los Angeles County  California, USA    Actor. The original "fat kid" from Hal Roach's Our Gang series. He was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in 1916 and was "discovered" while vacationing with his dad in Los Angeles. He was in 86 Our Gang comedies and made the transition from silent film to talkies

Our Gang member Joe Cobb was born today in He became a 'gang' member in 1922 in the silent 'gang' pictures and was known as 'the fat kid'. He retired from "Our Gang'' in 1929 and went on to make other films until He passed in

Spanky. What a cute little boy he was.

George "Spanky" McFarland (October 1928 – June was an American actor most famous for his appearances as a child in the Our Gang series of short-subject comedies of the and The Our Gang shorts were later syndicated to television as The Little Rascals.

Darla Hood, one of the Little Rascals. She appeared in the series from 1935-1941.

Darla Hood - Darla from the Little Rascals and this is who she named Darla after.

John Michael "Jackie" Condon (March 25, 1918 – October 13, 1977) was an American child actor who was a regular on the Our Gang short series during the Pathé silent era.

John Michael "Jackie" Condon (March 1918 – October was an American child actor who was a regular on the Our Gang short series during the Pathé silent era.

Mary Ann Jackson Mary Ann Jackson The Little Rascals Our Gang Loved Our

Mary Ann Jackson The Little Rascals Our Gang (I got my hair cut yesterday, and I swear this is how I look.