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Allen 'Farina' Hoskins

Allen 'Farina' Hoskins was born on August 9, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Allen Clayton Hoskins. He was an actor, known for Pups Is Pups (1930), Shivering Shakespeare(1930) and Bear Shooters (1930). He was married to Frances. Has two children: a daughter Candy and a son Chris. He died on July 26, 1980 in Oakland, California, USA. Brother of actress Jannie Hoskins.  On screen from the age of 14 months, he acquired the name 'Farina' from the cereal. Member of 'Our Gang' in 106 episodes between 1922 and 1931. His last "Our Gang" contract with the Hal Roach Studios called for a weekly salary of $350 a week; far more than any of the other kids (even Jackie Cooper) were paid at that time. Served in the military during World War II. In his later years, made a successful career at Los Angeles area medical centers, helping disabled young people afflicted with drug problems and mental illnesses.

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Aug 9, 1920 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie One Terrible Day 1922-09-09
Latest Project:
Movie It's Showtime 1976-03-31
Known For
Poster of It's Showtime
Poster of The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Poster of The Ol' Gray Hoss
Poster of 45 Minutes from Hollywood
Movie It's Showtime 1976-03-31
Movie The Gorgeous Hussy Pageboy at Ball (uncredited) 1936-08-28
Movie After the Thin Man Screwy (uncredited) 1936-12-25
Movie Reckless Gold Dust 1935-04-19
Movie The Life of Jimmy Dolan Sam 1933-06-03
Movie The Mayor of Hell Joliet "Smoke" Hemingway 1933-06-24
Movie You Said a Mouthful Sam Wellington 1932-11-18
Movie Little Daddy Farina 1931-03-27
Movie The Stolen Jools 'Farina' 1931-04-04
Movie Helping Grandma Farina 1931-01-02
Movie Fly My Kite Farina 1931-05-29
Movie Love Business Farina 1931-04-13
Movie Bargain Day Farina 1931-05-01
Movie The First Seven Years Farina 1930-03-01
Movie When The Wind Blows Himself 1930-04-05
Movie Shivering Shakespeare Farina 1930-01-25
Movie Bear Shooters Farina 1930-05-16
Movie Teacher's Pet Farina 1930-10-10
Movie Pups Is Pups Farina 1930-08-30
Movie School's Out Farina 1930-11-21
Movie A Tough Winter Farina 1930-06-20
Movie Small Talk Farina 1929-05-18
Movie Little Mother Farina 1929-06-01
Movie Noisy Noises Farina 1929-02-09
Movie Election Day Farina 1929-01-12
Movie Railroadin' Farina 1929-06-15
Movie Fast Freight Farina 1929-01-01
Movie Lazy Days Farina 1929-08-24
Movie Moan & Groan, Inc. Farina 1929-12-07
Movie Saturday's Lesson Farina 1929-11-09
Movie Bouncing Babies Farina 1929-10-11
Movie Cat, Dog & Co. Farina 1929-09-14
Movie Boxing Gloves Farina 1929-09-09
Movie Spook Spoofing Unknown 1928-01-14
Movie Playin' Hookey Farina 1928-01-02
Movie Rainy Days Farina 1928-02-12
Movie The Spanking Age Farina 1928-12-15
Movie School Begins 1928-09-16
Movie The Ol' Gray Hoss Farina 1928-10-19
Movie Love My Dog Farina 1927-04-16
Movie Ten Years Old Farina 1927-03-13
Movie Bring Home the Turkey Farina 1927-01-16
Movie Seeing the World Farina 1927-02-12
Movie Tired Business Men Farina 1927-05-15
Movie The Glorious Fourth Farina 1927-06-26
Movie Olympic Games Farina 1927-09-11
Movie Chicken Feed Farina 1927-11-06
Movie Baby Brother Farina 1927-06-26
Movie Monkey Business Unknown 1926-03-21
Movie Good Cheer 1926-01-09
Movie Buried Treasure Farina 1926-02-13
Movie Thundering Fleas Farina 1926-07-04
Movie The Fourth Alarm Farina 1926-08-11
Movie 45 Minutes from Hollywood Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1926-12-26
Movie Telling Whoppers Farina 1926-12-19
Movie Dog Days Farina 1925-03-07
Movie Boys Will Be Joys Fanna 1925-07-25
Movie Shootin' Injuns Farina 1925-05-02
Movie The Buccaneers Farina 1924-03-09
Movie Big Business Farina 1924-02-09
Movie It's a Bear Farina 1924-07-27
Movie Jubilo, Jr. Fanna 1924-06-28
Movie The Sun Down Limited Farina 1924-09-21
Movie The Champeen Farina 1923-01-27
Movie Dogs of War! Farina 1923-07-01
Movie One Terrible Day Farina 1922-09-09
Movie Fire Fighters Farina 1922-10-08