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Kendall "Breezy Brisbane" McComas
Kendall McComas (October 29, 1916 - October 15, 1981) was an American former child actor. Born in Holton, Kansas, McComas first appeared in the Mickey McGuire short subjects series as Mickey Rooney's little brother before switching over to the mosr-popular Our Gang series in 1932. Eventhough he was well into his teens during his Our Gang tenure, McComas was very short for his age and capablly portrayed his grade-school-aged character of Breezy Brisbane.
After growing up, he gave up show business to be an electrical engineer at the U.S. Naval Weapons Center in China Lake, California. He was due to be forced to retire on his sixty-fifth birthday in 1981, but he instead committed suicide two weeks earlier, on October 15, 1981.
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