Mickey Kuhn Interview


Mickey Kuhn recalls days as child actor in Hollywood




By Jonathan Foerster
Naples News

Saturday, January 16, 2010


Like many families during the Great Depression, the Kuhns left the Midwest for California. That’s why 2-year-old Mickey Kuhn happened to be walking around a Sears, Roebuck and Co. store in Santa Monica in 1934 when a man approached his mother with a business proposition.


“He said, ‘Your little boy and my daughter look like they could be twins,’” Kuhn, now 77, recalls. “‘20th Century Fox is having a casting call looking for twins.’”


And with that, Kuhn found himself in the first of many Hollywood casting sessions — a sandy blond boy with a big bright smile and pinchable cheeks.


You’ve probably never heard of Kuhn, but you’ve heard of the movies he acted in, and the stars he worked with side-by-side.


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One Response to “Mickey Kuhn Interview”

  1. Linda Burkett says:

    Fredrick Edwin “Buck Burkett was my father in law and his 1/2 brother was Mickey Kuhn. Buck’s mother’s name was Rachel Johnson Burkett.

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