Born: 1 April 1923, Harrison, New York
Died: 10 September 1965, Los Angeles, California
From a May 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
STAGE, SCREEN, AND RADIO: Bobby Jordan is working at Warners’ and the other day held up production to go skating at the Roller Bowl.
From the September 30, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
The “Dead End Kids” have completed both of their new pictures, “Angels With Dirty Faces” featuring James Cagney and Pat O’Brien, also “They Made Me a Criminal” starring John Garfield.
Bobby Jorden is now working in “Unfit To Print” with Pat O’Brien and Joan Blondell. [Unfit to Print was released in US as “Off The Record.” – Alan Simon, Mar-Ken.org]
From the October 28, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
•The Dead End Kids have separated for one or two pictures, but will again unite for “Hell’s Kitchen” at Warners. Original boys are: Leo Gorcey, Gabriel Dell, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Billy Halop and Bernard Punsley.
•Bobby Jordan one of the Dead End Kids, is taking a much needed vacation and rest on a ranch at Victorville. He and his mother will be there another week or two. Hurry up and get well, Bob.
Also see Pat Conlin’s scrapbook.
Links to other resources about Bobby Jordan:
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