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DiedMarch 5, 1992, Colton, California, United States
FactWas the oldest of all the "Our Gang" regulars, and the only one born in the 1900s decade.

Andy Samuel is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his role as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.

Born in Berkeley, California, on April 19, 1974, Samuel was raised in Oakland. His parents divorced when he was nine years old, and he was raised by his mother, a schoolteacher. He has two older sisters.

Samuel attended Oakland High School, where he played football and ran track. He then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he majored in history.

After graduation, Samuel worked as a substitute teacher for a year before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. He began performing stand-up comedy at clubs and colleges, and soon began appearing in television commercials.

In 2006, Samuel was cast as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. The show was a critical and commercial success, and Samuel became a breakout star. He appeared in all seven seasons of the show, from 2009 to 2015.

In addition to his work on Parks and Recreation, Samuel has appeared in the films The Five-Year Engagement (2012), Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012), and They Came Together (2014). He has also guest-starred on the television shows Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013) and Maron (2015).

Samuel is married to actress Rashida Jones. They have two children together.

As of 2021, Andy Samuel’s net worth is $20 million.

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Full NameAndy Samuel
DiedMarch 5, 1992, Colton, California, United States
ProfessionChild actor


ParentsCarl Lee Griffith, Geneva Nunn Griffith


MoviesThe Champeen, Back Stage, Dogs of War, The Big Show, No Noise, Giants vs. Yanks, Lodge Night, Stage Fright, Boys to Board, The Sun Down Limited

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1Was the oldest of all the "Our Gang" regulars, and the only one born in the 1900s decade.



Boys Will Be Joys1925Short unconfirmed
The Mysterious Mystery!1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Every Man for Himself1924ShortAndy Samuel (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
The Sun Down Limited1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
High Society1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
A Ten-Minute Egg1924ShortSecond Bellhop (uncredited)
Jubilo, Jr.1924ShortAndy
Commencement Day1924ShortAndy
Seein' Things1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
The Fraidy Cat1924ShortMember of the Gang (uncredited)
The Buccaneers1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Big Business1924ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Stage Fright1923ShortKid in audience
No Noise1923ShortLewis DeVore
Lodge Night1923ShortAndrew 'Andy' Samuel
Dogs of War!1923ShortOpposing Army Member
Back Stage1923ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Giants vs. Yanks1923ShortCooty Martin (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Boys to Board1923ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
The Big Show1923ShortAndy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
The Champeen1923ShortMickey's Second Trainer (as Hal Roach's Rascals)

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E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryCooty Martin
The Our Gang Story1994Video documentaryAndy / Cooty Martin / Rival Gang Member
Classic Comedy Teams1986Video documentaryCooty Martin (segment "Our Gang")
Mischief Makers1960TV SeriesAndy (1923-1924)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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