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William (Billie) Thomas (3/12/1930 - 10/10/1980) played Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) comedy shorts from 1934 to 1944, and was the only cast member to appear in all 52 of the films produced by MGM after the studio obtained rights from Hal Roach in 1938. Thomas served in the Korean War and returned to a career in Hollywood working behind the scenes as a technical editor. #TodayInBlackHistory

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George McFarland as Spanky, Eugene Lee as Porky and Billie Thomas as Buckwheat…

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William "Billie" Thomas, Jr. (March 12, 1931–October 10, 1980) was an American child actor best remembered for portraying the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series' end in 1944. He was a native of Los Angeles, California.

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William "Billie" Thomas, Jr. (March 12, 1931 – October 10, 1980) was an American child actor best remembered for portraying the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series' end in 1944. He was a native of Los Angeles, California.

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William "Billie" Thomas (1931-1980). Child actor best remembered for playing Buckwheat in the "Our Gang" films from 1934 until 1944. The only cast member to be in all 52 "Our Gang" shorts. His role was the subject of controversy in later years, but he always defended his work, pointing out that the black kids were treated as equals to the white kids. As an adult, he was a successful film lab technician with Technicolor Corp. He took his experience in film to learn the trade of film editing.

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Billie "Buckwheat" Thomas (1931-1980) "Our Gang" Comedies

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"Little Rascals" Buckwheat Billie Thomas was he a boy or a girl? Find out. It's a good story.

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the little rascals | The Little Rascals" -- Buckwheat Billie Thomas -- boy or girl? - Eve ...

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Buckwheat - Our Gang/The Little Rascals

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