Jeffrey Franklin East (born October 27, 1957) is an American actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of fourteen, East is known for his portrayal of Huckleberry Finn in the United Artists feature films Tom Sawyer (1973) and Huckleberry Finn (1974), as well as for his portrayal of a teenage Clark Kent in Richard Donner's Superman: The Movie (1978).
Jeff East in 1972
Jeffrey Franklin East
October 27, 1957
|Spouse(s)||Lori East (divorced; 2 children)|
Pascale Lambert East (2014-present)
East was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to parents Ira and Joan Ann East. His father worked in real estate and his mother was a homemaker. East grew up with three siblings; an older sister named Anne, an older brother named Ronald, and a twin sister named Jane.
East's feature film credits include Flight of the Wolf (1974), Summer Of Fear aka "Stranger In Our House" (1978), Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (1979), Klondike Fever (1980), Deadly Blessing (1981), Up the Creek (1984), Dream West (1986), Pumpkinhead (1988), Another Chance (1989), and Deadly Exposure (1993).
Jeff's first marriage was to Lori Gates. Though the marriage ended in divorce the couple had two children, Alexander Gates East (1984) and Madison Gates East (1987).
In 2014, East married for the third time, to Pascale Lambert East, and moved to Nice, France.
|1973||Tom Sawyer||Huckleberry Finn|
|1974||Huckleberry Finn||Huckleberry Finn|
|1977||The Hazing||Craig Lewis|
|1980||Klondike Fever||Jack London|
|1981||Deadly Blessing||John Schmidt|
|1984||Up the Creek||Rex Crandall|
|2009||Misfortune Smiles||The Great Oswald||Short|
|1974-77||Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color||Russ Hanson / Josh McClaren / Lonny Bascombe||5 Episodes|
|1978||Stranger in Our House||Peter Bryant||TV Movie|
|1979||How the West Was Won||Orly||1 Episode: The Rustler|
|Insight||Rob||1 Episode: When, Jenny? When?|
|Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith||Joseph||TV Movie|
|1982||M*A*S*H||Lt. Pavelich||1 Episode: Settling Debts|
|1983||The Day After||Bruce Gallatin||TV Movie|
|1984-86||1st & Ten: The Championship||Bryce Smith||13 Episodes|
|1985||Otherworld||Rev||1 Episode: Village of the Motorpigs|
|1986||Dream West||Tim Donovan||Mini-Series|
|1990||Shades of LA||Jack Dymond||1 Episode: Some Like it Cold|
|1991||The New Adam-12||Officer Carson||1 Episode: D.A.R.E.|
|1992||Doogie Howser, M.D.||Mr. Fukes||1 Episode: The Big Sleep... Not!|
- "Joan Ann East". CremationCenterKC.com. August 15, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-03.
- "Jeff East Answers 40 Intimate Questions". Tiger Beat. September 1974.
- "Exclusive Jeff East Interview". Superman Homepage. November 17, 2004. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
- "Exclusive Jeff East Interview". Superman Homepage. November 17, 2004.
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