Mickey Kuhn, Last Of Gone With The Wind Cast, Dies At 90

A file photograph of Mickey Kuhn. (courtesy: cinepre)


Former youngster artist and the final surviving solid member of the 1939 movie Gone With The Wind, Mickey Kuhn handed away at 90 on November 20, at a hospice facility in Naples, Florida. The information of his demise was confirmed by his spouse to Variety. According to Variety, Kuhn portrayed Beau Wilkes within the basic film, the son of Ashley and Melanie Wilkes, who portrayed the function of Leslie Howard and Olivia de Havilland, respectively. The latter’s loss of life in 2020 left Kuhn because the movie’s final surviving credited solid member till his loss of life on Sunday.

As per a report by Variety, along with his spouse, he’s survived by his two kids.

In movies like Juarez, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Red River, the place he portrayed the adopted son of John Wayne’s character, Kuhn was on the peak of his appearing profession within the Thirties and Forties. With quite a few appearances in ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’ episodes as his remaining work, Kuhn exited the leisure trade in 1957.

Theodore Matthew Michael Kuhn Jr. was born on September 21, 1932, in Waukegan, Illinois. Soon after his household relocated to Los Angeles, he obtained his first appearing alternative on the early age of two when he performed an adoptive toddler within the Janet Gaynor movie Change of Heart.

In 1951, Kuhn joined the US Navy and served as an plane electrician for 4 years earlier than giving up appearing. Kuhn spent a while working for American Airlines and the Boston airport after leaving Hollywood. In his later years, Kuhn continuously attended movie festivals and conventions to fulfill and greet Gone With The Wind devotees.

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