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Carl Switzer, Alfalfa from the Our Gang comedies died in 1959 at age Switzer was shot during an altercation with a man he believed owed him money. (I heard it was during a game of poker in Chicago IL) I wonder?

I'm in the Mood for Love-My son refused to get his haircut this week because he wouldn't be able to do the Alfalfa with his hair anymore. lol

The Strange Death of Alfalfa - Neatorama

Carl Dean Switzer,  (B.08/07/1927 - D.01/21/1959) American actor, professional dog breeder and hunting guide. Began his career as a child actor in the mid-1930s appearing in the Our Gang short subjects series as Alfalfa, one of the series' most popular and best-remembered characters. He married in 1954 and had one son before divorcing in 1956. In January 1959, he was fatally shot by an acquaintance over a dispute about money.

Carl Switzer as Alfalfa in 'Spooky Hooky' one of The Little Rascals series Original

awesome Jean Darling, silent movie Our Gang member, has died

Jean Darling 1931 - 2015 Former child actress who was a regular in the Our Gang series from 1927 to She was the last surviving cast member from the silent era.

Our Gang portrait by Stax Graves

A vintage press shot of Our Gang's Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, photographed by Stax Graves, circa

Little Rascals.  Jackie Cooper

Born Today, September in 1922 Jackie Cooper… “The Champ and I ain’t fixed up swell as this, but our joint’s more lively.” -Jackie Cooper as Dink in The Champ 1931 Over 130 acting credits including.

Carl Switzer, Our Gang

Carl Switzer, Our Gang