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Sonny Bupp

  • Original Name Moyer
  • Birth 10 Jan 1928 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 1 Nov 2007 Henderson, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot A1-D-011
  • Memorial ID 22746258

Actor. Bupp is widely remembered for his role in the classic film "Citizen Kane." Born in New York City, Moyer MacClaren Bupp (his full name) first did mostly bit parts on cinema, often with his brother Tommy. Bupp appeared in two Our Gang comedies and in the 1937 Three Stooges short "Cash and Carry," becoming the highest paid male child actor in 1937. He then eventually got better roles in movies such as "The Renegade Trail" (1939) and finally, a starring role in the Warner Brothers film "No Place to Go" (1939), which never was released. In 1941, he was cast by Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane III, the title character's son, because of the striking resemblance between the two. Bupp was the last living member of either the cast or crew of Citizen Kane. His many credits also include "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" (1940), "Sergeant York" (1941) and "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1941). After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he retired from cinema.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni








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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 8 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22746258
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sonny Bupp (10 Jan 1928–1 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22746258, citing Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .