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 Darla Hood

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Darla Hood Famous memorial

Birth
Leedey, Dewey County, Oklahoma, USA
Death
13 Jun 1979 (aged 47)
North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Light, top row, halfway down hall near the door, corridor G-4, crypt 7213
Memorial ID
496 View Source

Actress. She appeared in motion pictures from the 1930s to the 1950s. She is best remembered for her role of 'Darla' in the Hal Roach "Our Gang" series of comedies.
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OBITUARY
Darla Hood - (Darla of 'Our Gang')

HOLLYWOOD, June 15 (AP) — Darla Hood, the dark‐eyed, curly haired female member of the "Our Gang" kid comedy troupe of the 30's, died Wednesday in Canoga Park hospital. She was 48 years old.

The cause of death was unknown, and an autopsy was scheduled, according to a spokesman for the Pierce Brothers Mortuary.

Miss Hood appeared in 132 "Our Gang" comedy films from 1935 to 1942. Known as the sweetheart of the series, Miss Hood remained active in show business throughout her life.

For many years, she was a featured part of Jimmy McHugh's nightclub act, appeared on numerous radio and television shows and was seen in two motion pictures, "The Calypso Heat Wave" and The Helen Morgan Story." She also appeared in television commercials.

Darla Jean Hood was born on November 4, 1931 in Leedey, Okla. to James Claude and Elizabeth Davner Hood. Miss Hood lived in North Hollywood at the time of her death.

She is survived by her husband, Jose Granson; a son, Brett; a daughter, Darla Jo, and a step-daughter, Robin.

Actress. She appeared in motion pictures from the 1930s to the 1950s. She is best remembered for her role of 'Darla' in the Hal Roach "Our Gang" series of comedies.
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OBITUARY
Darla Hood - (Darla of 'Our Gang')

HOLLYWOOD, June 15 (AP) — Darla Hood, the dark‐eyed, curly haired female member of the "Our Gang" kid comedy troupe of the 30's, died Wednesday in Canoga Park hospital. She was 48 years old.

The cause of death was unknown, and an autopsy was scheduled, according to a spokesman for the Pierce Brothers Mortuary.

Miss Hood appeared in 132 "Our Gang" comedy films from 1935 to 1942. Known as the sweetheart of the series, Miss Hood remained active in show business throughout her life.

For many years, she was a featured part of Jimmy McHugh's nightclub act, appeared on numerous radio and television shows and was seen in two motion pictures, "The Calypso Heat Wave" and The Helen Morgan Story." She also appeared in television commercials.

Darla Jean Hood was born on November 4, 1931 in Leedey, Okla. to James Claude and Elizabeth Davner Hood. Miss Hood lived in North Hollywood at the time of her death.

She is survived by her husband, Jose Granson; a son, Brett; a daughter, Darla Jo, and a step-daughter, Robin.


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DARLA JEAN HOOD
BELOVED DAUGHTER
1931 - 1979


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Apr 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 496
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/496/darla-hood: accessed ), memorial page for Darla Hood (4 Nov 1931–13 Jun 1979), Find a Grave Memorial ID 496, citing Hollywood Forever, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .