Jimmy Boudwin

born: 28 April 1917
Seattle, Washington,
United States of America
died: 02 February 2015
Issaquah, King Country, Washington,
United States of America
(natural causes, age 97)

American child actor. The 1925 "Standard Casting Directory" gives his name as "Jimsy" Boudwin and indicates a birth year of 1918 or 1919. The 1917 year is correct.
He served in the US Army during the "Korean War" as a psychiatrist and M.D. He died at age 97; his brother 98; his sister 100!
-The 1921 "Motion Picture Studio Directory says he is aged 4 and 3'2" tall and 35 lbs.
-His 1940 WWII Draft Card says he is aged 23 and 6'0" tall and 160 lbs. and wears glasses.
Real name: James Watson Boudwin
Height: (see bio notes)
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Ten Years Old

Tired Business Men

Chicken Feed
Audience member

One Million B.C.
Shell person

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=18560117&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=xRr32&_phstart=successSource (1940 Draft Reg)
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143230257/james-watson-boudwin (2015 Grave; extensive biography)
https://archive.org/details/standardcastingd03unse/page/n364 (1925 Photo Standard Casting Dir)
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2160/images/32189_1220702381_0015-00249?pId=5459 (1921 MP Studio Dir)
https://archive.org/details/standardcastingd03unse/page/n364/mode/1up?q=BOUDWIN&view=theater (1925 Std Cast Dir.: "Jimsy")
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/1265/images/40391_b68343-00144?usePUB=true&pId=951779898 (1938 LA Jr Coll)
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/43995_08_00008-01225?pId=18560117 (1940 WWII Draft: Ht. 6'0")
Jim Jarvis (research and information)

This page was last updated on: 29 April 2023