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Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

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Birth Name: Matthew Beard Jr.

Born: 1 January 1925 Died: 8 January 1981

Country of origin: United States


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Description: Matthew Beard, Jr. was an American child actor, most famous for portraying the character of Stymie in the Our Gang short films from 1930 to 1935. He was a native of Los Angeles, California. Beard had previously played baby parts in many films before signing a five year contract to play in Our Gang. In contrast to Farina, the character he replaced, Stymie was a slick-tongued con-artist who was always self-assured, nonchalant, and ready with a sly comment as well as clever ideas to solve the problems he faced. Stymie could also offer sound, commonsense advice that helped resolve the dilemmas of his white playmates. The characte ... (more)
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3. The Jeffersons (1975)
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6.3
169 Watched
4. Sanford and Son (1972)
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7.4
86 Watched
5. Good Times (1974)
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6.3
69 Watched




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1. Jezebel (1938)
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2. Captain Blood (1935)
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6.9
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4. Truck Turner (1974)
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7.6
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5. Dead Reckoning (1947)
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7.2
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"Beard suffered a stroke two days after his 56th birthday in 1981, sustained head injuries from falling down a flight of stairs, and died of pneumonia on January 8, 1981"



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