Jakob (Jackie) Gerlich
|Also Known As:||"Jacob", "Jack", "Jackie"|
|Occupation:||Actor (Member of the Lillipop Guild); Clown (Ringling Bros.)|
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About Jakob (Jackie) Gerlich
Jackie was a Little Person and actor who appeared as a Munchkin in the original MGM film The Wizard of Oz as a member of the Lollipop guild group. He worked as a clown for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus based in Sarasota, FL. His career was managed in part by Leo Singer who formed the Singer's Midgets and provided entertainment industry employment for Little People in films and circus acts.