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Mickey Kuhn dead: Only surviving cast member of 1939's Gone with the Wind dies aged 90

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 Mickey Kuhn has died at a hospice in Naples, Florida, at the age of 90, his family has confirmed.The actor was best known for portraying the character Beau Wilkes when he was a young child in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind.The beloved child star’s death was confirmed by his wife Barbara, who confirmed he had died on Sunday.

Barbara added to THR that Mickey had been “in excellent health until recently”. Many will remember Mickey playing the son of Olivia de Havilland and Leslie Howard's characters in the iconic Victor Fleming film.

The Hollywood actor was only six years old when he joined the cast and quickly shot to fame. Mickey notably also featured in Dick Tracey in 1945, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers in 1946 and John Wayne's 1948 movie Red River.The star was signed up to his first role at the age of two, when he played an adopted baby in Janet Gaynor's Change of Heart in 1934.He left the film industry in 1956, making his final acting appearance on the TV show Alfred Hitchcock Presents that year.After retiring from the world of acting, Mickey pursued an entirely new career in airport management for American Airlines, also working at Boston airport, before retiring from work in 1995.Fans took to twitter to pay tribute to the star after the sad news of his death.

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