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Carl Switzer

Switzer as Alfalfa in Our Gang Follies of 1938.
Personal information
Birth nameCarl Dean Switzer
Birth dateAugust 7, 1927
Place of birthParis, Illinois, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 21, 1959(age 31)
Death placeMission Hills, California, U.S.
Cause of deathHomicide
Other namesAlfalfa
OccupationChild actor
Years active1935 1958
SpouseDiane Collingwood

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Carl Dean "Alfalfa" Switzer (August 7, 1927 - January 21, 1959) was an American child actor, professional dog breeder and hunting guide, most notable for appearing in the Our Gang short subjects series as Alfalfa, one of the series' most popular and best-remembered characters.

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