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Occupation  Actor, businessman
Years active  1934–1943

Name  Sonny Bupp
Role  Child actor

Full Name  Moyer MacClaren Bupp
Born  January 10, 1928 (1928-01-10) New York City, New York, U.S.
Died  November 1, 2007, Henderson, Nevada, United States
Spouse  Theresa A. Titus (m. ?–2007)
Siblings  Tommy Bupp, June Bupp, Ann Bupp
Movies  Citizen Kane, Three Faces West, Cash and Carry, Half a Sinner, Men in Fright
Similar People  Tommy Bupp, Orson Welles, Frank Capra, Al Christie, George Sidney

Sonny Bupp (born Moyer MacClaren Bupp, January 10, 1928 – November 1, 2007) was an American child film actor and businessman. His most notable film was Citizen Kane (1941), in which he appears as Junior, Charles Foster Kane III, the eight-year-old son of Charles Foster Kane and his first wife, Emily. Bupp was the last surviving credited member of the Citizen Kane cast at his death.

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Born Moyer MacClaren Bupp in New York City, Sonny Bupp was the brother of actors Tommy Bupp (1924–1983), June Bupp (1913–1989) and Ann Bupp (b. 1922). He appeared in over 60 films during his career, including two Our Gang comedies, 1935's Our Gang Follies of 1936 and 1938's Men in Fright.

He appeared in Citizen Kane as the son of Charles Foster Kane, and was the last surviving credited cast member of that film. He also appeared in the 1937 Three Stooges' Cash and Carry, as well as such films as Love Is on the Air (Ronald Reagan's first film), The Renegade Trail, Annie Oakley (with Barbara Stanwyck), Kid Millions, Angels With Dirty Faces, The Devil and Daniel Webster and Tennessee Johnson.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and, after his film career ended, became an auto industry executive. He died in Henderson, Nevada, aged 79, from undisclosed causes.


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