'Our Gang' Actor Leonard Landy Dies at 84

According to Variety, actor Leonard Landy has died at the age of 84.

Landy was well-known for his freckled face and big ears, appearing in 21 Our Gang comedy shorts as a Little Rascal from 1938 through 1941.

The series of comedy short films about a group of poor neighborhood children and their adventures began in 1922 as a series of silent short films.

Landy also appeared in the '50s iteration of the show, which was later syndicated for television and re-titled The Little Rascals. Both series were produced by Hal Roach.

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In 1980, the actor appeared in an Our Gang reunion sponsored by The Sons of the Desert. His last appearance was a mini-reunion with eight other Our Gang members in 2014.

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(Photo: MGM)

There are five surviving members of Our Gang, including infamous actor Robert Blake.

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Landy is survived by his wife and two children.