Bobby Driscoll was a natural-born actor. Discovered by chance at the age of five-and-a-half in a barber shop in Altadena, CA. Includes such notable movie screen appearances as The Fighting Sullivans , Song of the South , So Dear to My Heart , and The Window , which was not only the sleeper of but even earned him his Academy Award in March as the outstanding juvenile actor of But all the more tragic, then, was his fruitless struggle to find a place in a pitiless adolescent world after severe acne had stalled his acting career at
Paperback mysteries usually end this way, not Disney fairy tales. In March of , a pair of children playing in an abandoned, Greenwich Village tenement in New York City discovered a young man dead on a cot, surrounded by beer bottles and religious handouts. There were no obvious signs of foul play. He had no identification.
Robert Cletus "Bobby" Driscoll was an American child actor, voice actor, and artist, he appeared in starring roles in several Disney films. He also voiced Goofy Jr. Perhaps his most famous role was his last role for Disney, as the voice and close-up model for Peter Pan in the Disney animated feature film of the same name. Though he was a personal favorite of Walt Disney and well-paid, by the time he hit puberty, he left Disney, and never achieved the level of success he had at Disney.
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