The Little Rascals Turns 26: Where Are the Kid Stars Now?

” The Little Rascals” Turns 26: E! News Rewind

Calling all members of the He-Man Lady Haters Club!

It’s been 26 years because director Penelope Spheeris gathered the cutest group of kid stars the ’90 s has actually ever seen for The Little Rascals, her big-screen adjustment of the traditional Our Gang brief movies from the 1920 s, ’30 s and ’40 s, fixated the adventures of a group of rowdy community kids. And in doing so, she presented a whole brand-new generation to Spanky McFarland, his lovesick friend Alfalfa Switzer, the object of his love, Darla, and all the rest.

While critics didn’t exactly love the movie when it was released on August 5, 1994, leaving it with simply a 23 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based upon 13 evaluates, it was a preferred for a generation of young spectators who most likely still sing to themselves “I have actually got a pickle, I’ve got a pickle, I have actually got a pickle, hi hello hi” whenever they see one of the green veggies.

In the 26 years because the film debuted, its child stars have, naturally, grown up, with a number of them stepping out of the spotlight. What much better way, we thought, to celebrate the motion picture’s huge anniversary than by searching for what each of the young stars is up to now. And luckily, the folks at Los Angeles-based production business 22 Vision helped us out by collecting much of the cast for a reunion photo shoot. Think us when we inform you, these rascals aren’t so little anymore.

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Bug Hall– Alfalfa

After Bug, whose genuine name is Brandon, brought the lovesick Alfalfa to life, he went on to star in other ’90 s movies like The Big Green, The Stupids and Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves As he aged, he made guest appearances on programs like The O.C., Bad Guy Minds, 90210, and Castle, along with starring along with Lindsay Lohan in the 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie Get a Hint While his last on-screen credit is three episodes of the 2016 miniseries Harley and the Davidsons, he’s been at work on This Is the Year, a project with composing partner and former Wizards of Waverly Place star David Henrie, for the last couple of years, according to social networks. In June 2020, Hall was apprehended in Texas for possession for usage to inhale or ingest a volatile chemical. The married dad of two– he tied the knot with Jill de Groff in February 2017– is likewise offered on Cameo, where you can have him serenade you much like Alfala did for Darla with “You Are So Stunning.”

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Brittany Ashton Holmes– Darla

After making her acting debut as the lovable Darla in The Little Rascals, Brittany only kipped down a few more performances, consisting of a 1995 episode of Ellen, prior to retiring from the business in1996 Regardless of participating in a cast photo shoot with her old co-stars a few years ago, Brittany has actually actively avoided the spotlight, without any obvious social networks existence. She’s reportedly living in Los Angeles with her spouse, pursuing a degree in political science.

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Travis Tedford– Spanky

After playing the president of the He-Man Woman Haters Club in the 1994 film, Travis stayed active in the industry, providing voice work for A Bug’s Life and Recess, while also appearing in a handful of The Amanda Show and All That episodes. His newest credit is the 2010 scary film The Final According to his social media accounts, which are all kept private, he currently lives in Texas, where he’s reportedly working as a marketing expert at the Texas Trust Cooperative Credit Union.

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Kevin Jamal Woods– Stymie

After playing Stymie, Kevin went on to visitor star in 14 episodes of Blossom and supply the voice of a pup in Babe, however his acting profession stalled a bit after that. His most recent credit is the 2000 movie The Brainiacs.com The freely gay former kid star likewise currently resides in Texas, where he apparently works for a marketing company.

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Ross Bagley– Buckwheat

The exact same year that Ross brought Buckwheat to life, he started what would end up being a 48- episode stint on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, playing little Nicky Banks. His relationship with Will Smith continued in the 1996 movie Self-reliance Day, playing the star’s child Dylan. Aside from a couple of visitor appearances on some TV dramas, Ross’ career cooled off by the mid-2000 s, though he did pop up in a pair of horror films in2015 He currently lives in Los Angeles, where he also works as a DJ.

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Zachary Mabry– Porky

After playing Porky in the 1994 film, Zachary, who turned 4 during shooting, didn’t continue acting, leaving the movie as his sole IMDb credit. Nowadays, he lives in Dallas where he works as an accountant for American Airlines, hosts the Roman Circus Podcast and acts as a contributing editor for the Catholic Herald.

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Jordan Warkol– Froggy

Jordan worked a lot in the ’90 s, appearing on shows like Coach, Baywatch and Walker, Texas Ranger, while likewise offering voice work in animated series like Hey Arnold! and Rocket Power His last on-screen appearance was an uncredited function in a 2003 episode of Touched by an Angel The former child star got married with his wife Sandra in October 2018 and currently works as an expert poker player having actually contended in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

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Sam Saletta– Butch

After annoying Alfalfa and the gang in the 1994 movie, Sam worked quite a bit, appearing in episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210 and 7th Paradise while likewise doing voice operate in animated programs like Rocket Power, Rugrats and As Told by Ginger. These days, the LA-based father works as a singer/songwriter and documents his cute child’s milestones on Instagram

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Blake McIver Ewing– Waldo

Prior to Blake played the snooty Waldo, he was already a familiar face thanks to his appearances as Michelle Tanner’s buddy Derek on Capacity, which continued till1995 Around 2004, Blake’s profession stalled out while he matured, receiving a degree from UCLA. He returned to the spotlight in the early 2010 s, adding to the It Gets Better Project, launching a debut album, The Time Manipulator, and working as one of the reporters on Bravo’s The People’s Sofa, which ran for four seasons from 2013 to2016 He recently found himself in a little bit of warm water with a tasteless tweet about the FX series Pose, which triggered him to delete all his social networks accounts due to backlash.

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Blake Jeremy Collins– Woim

After playing Butch’s right-hand guy Woim, Blake made a couple of TELEVISION appearances prior to his last function in the 1998 direct-to-video Richie Rich’s Christmas Desire He has no social media presence, so your guess on what he depends on nowadays is as excellent as ours.

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Then & Now

Otay!

The Little Rascals is presently readily available to stream on HBO Max.

( Originally published on August 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. PST.)

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