Brandon deWilde

Born Apr 9, 1942

Andre Brandon deWilde was an American theatre and film actor. He was born into a theatrical family in Brooklyn. Debuting on Broadway at the age of 7, deWilde became a national phenomenon by the time he completed his 492 performances for The Member of the Wedding and was considered a child prodigy.… Read More

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1942 Birth Born on April 9, 1942.
He became a household name making numerous radio and TV appearances before being featured on the cover of Life magazine on March 10, 1952, for his second Broadway outing Mrs. McThing.


1953 11 Years Old He had the lead role in his own television series, Jamie which aired in 1953 and 1954. … Read More
1956 14 Years Old In 1956 he was featured with Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, and Sidney Poitier in the coming-of-age Batjac movie production of Good-bye, My Lady, adapted from James Street's book. … Read More
1958 16 Years Old In 1958 deWilde continued his career starring in The Missouri Traveler sharing lead billing with Lee Marvin in another coming-of-age film, this one set in the early 1900s.
1959 17 Years Old He made a mark onscreen at age 17 as an adolescent father in the 1959 drama Blue Denim, co-starring Carol Lynley, with the then mature theme of abortion, even though the word is never used in the film. … Read More


1963 21 Years Old deWilde was married twice and had one son. His first marriage was to writer Susan M. Maw, whom he married in 1963. … Read More


1972 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He married his second wife, Janice Gero, in April 1972. … Read More
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