Understanding the Coogan law

Coogan Act: Understanding the California Child Actor’s Bill

John Leslie “Jackie” Coogan was one of the earliest child actors that rose to prominence in Hollywood. He began his career as an infant, getting an uncredited role in the 1917 film Skinner’s Baby. It wasn’t until Coogan was cast alongside Charlie Chaplin in the classic film The Kid that he finally gained the recognition he deserved. Coogan acted in more films until he […]

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