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Also Known As: Trent Durkin Died: May 4, 2035
Born: July 2, 1915 Cause of Death: car accident
Birth Place: New York, New York Profession:

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Child performer who appeared on stage (notably in "Poppy" with W.C. Fields) and vaudeville. Durkin entered films in 1930 and starred as Huckleberry Finn in the Jackie Coogan "Tom Sawyer" (1930) and "Huckleberry Finn" (1934). He was killed at age 20 when the car Jackie Coogan's father was driving home from a hunting trip in Mexico was forced from the road by another auto; all died except Jackie Coogan.

Child performer who appeared on stage (notably in "Poppy" with W.C. Fields) and vaudeville. Durkin entered films in 1930 and starred as Huckleberry Finn in the Jackie Coogan "Tom Sawyer" (1930) and "Huckleberry Finn" (1934). He was killed at age 20 when the car Jackie Coogan's father was driving home from a hunting trip in Mexico was forced from the road by another auto; all died except Jackie Coogan.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Chasing Yesterday (1935) Henri
2.
 Big Hearted Herbert (1934) Junior Kalness
3.
 Ready for Love (1934) Joey Burke
4.
 Little Men (1934) Franz
5.
 Man Hunt (1933) William "Junior" Scott, Jr.
6.
 Hell's House (1932) Jimmy Mason, Big Boy
7.
 Huckleberry Finn (1931) Huckleberry Finn
8.
 The Santa Fe Trail (1930) Old timer
9.
 Recaptured Love (1930) Henry Parr
10.
 Tom Sawyer (1930) Huckleberry Finn
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mother:
Florence Edwards.

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SISTER: GRACE DURKIN

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