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Joe Cobb

Joe Cobb
Cobb as an adult, building a B-25 Mitchell bomber during World War II.
Personal information
Birth nameJoe Frank Cobb
Birth dateNovember 7, 1916
Place of birthShawnee, Oklahoma
Date of deathMay 21, 2002(age 85)
Death placeSanta Ana, California
Cause of deathNatural causes
OccupationChild actor

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Joe Frank Cobb (November 7, 1916 - May 21, 2002) was a former American child actor, most notable for appearing as the original "fat boy" in the Our Gang comedies from 1922 to 1929. Some sources such as the first edition of "Our Gang The Life And Times of The Little Rascals" written by Leonard Maltin have him born in 1917.


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