For those of you who didn’t know, honorary MTF family member Keith Coogan is the grandson of legendary actor Jackie Coogan. Starting his career as a child actor in silent films including The Kid with Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan went on to star in The Addam’s Family as Uncle Fester and with Elvis Presley in Happy Girl.
He was a legend in the industry and was instrumental in helping young actors with The Coogan Bill aka the California Child Actor’s Bill.
Pinky and her husband Keith want to invite you all to a special event to honor Jackie Coogan with a q and a with Keith. Pinky has all the details below. Come, it would be awesome to see you guys there!
Hello, my lovelies. Pinky Lovejoy-Coogan here inviting you all to a very special event. On Saturday, October 25th, we’ll be celebrating the 100th birthday of Keith’s grandfather, legendary actor Jackie Coogan, at the beautiful Arena Cinema in Hollywood.
The evening will begin with a pre-reception at 7 p.m. followed by a screening of “The Kid.” After the movie, Keith will speak about his grandfather.
We welcome anyone who would like to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion. Tickets can be purchased at the following site:
Hope to see you there!