Manage episode 341507543 series 2136350
Continuing our 100 darkest moments in pop culture history series. You know your life has taken a bad turn if the government has to name a law after you. Yeah, probably not a good sign. Nor was it for child actor Jackie Coogan, who, after gaining huge success in Charlie Chaplin films, went on to even greater notoriety as Uncle Fester from the Addams Family. So, what is so dark about Jackie Coogan? It is a cautionary tale for all child actors, Hollywood, and human nature.