Billie Thomas

Billie Thomas

Born Mar 12, 1931
  • Actor, Child Actor
William "Billie" Thomas, Jr. was an American child actor best remembered for portraying the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang short films from 1934 until the series' end in 1944. He was a native of Los Angeles, California.

Billie Thomas Stats


: William Thomas Jr., Buckwheat, William "Billie" Thomas, Jr., Willie Thomas, Buckwheat Thomas, William 'Buckwheat' Thomas


: Actor, Child Actor


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 12, 1931 - Oct 10, 1980 (49 years old)

Place of Birth

: Los Angeles

Date of Death

: Oct 10, 1980

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Billie Thomas Film Roles

  1. Family Troubles
    Family Troubles
  2. General Spanky
    General Spanky
  3. Alfalfa's Aunt
    Alfalfa's Aunt
  4. Bored of Education
  5. Our Gang Follies of 1938
    Our Gang Follies of 1938
  6. Unexpected Riches
    Unexpected Riches
  7. Came the Brawn
  8. The Lucky Corner
  9. Arbor Day
  10. Radio Bugs
    Radio Bugs

Billie Thomas TV Guest Roles

  1. Tale of a Dog
    Tale of a Dog