Since the moments she prayed for death to relieve her pain, Celeste said she has adopted a much more positive outlook on her injuries. I'm done acting. Kevin was cremated. You were one of my role models in my teaching career. Corcoran's mother, the former Kathleen McKenney (1917–1972), was, like her husband, a native of Quincy, Massachusetts. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 10. "He was the quintessential bratty kid brother or mischievous moppet," the critic Donald Liebenson wrote about Kevin Corcoran in The Los Angeles Times in 2000. Kevin O’Leary. 'Right before they brought her in they made sure they told me [about her injuries] so I wouldn't be in shock more than I already was,' she said. David Stollery, who played 'Marty' with Kevin as 'Moochie' in the Disney short "Adventures in Dairyland," led to them being cast in "Spin and Marty." Walt Disney was so impressed with Corcoran's debut that he had a special role written for 'Moochie' in another "Mickey Mouse Club" serial short, "Further Adventures of Spin and Marty," which was aired the same year. She was one of my favorite teachers. The other films in this category were "The Shaggy Dog" (1959), "Swiss Family Robinson" (youngest son Francis Robinson, 1960), "Goliath II" (as Goliath II, 1960), "Pollyanna" (as Pollyanna's friend, Jimmy Bean, 1960), "Toby Tyler" (as Toby Tyler, 1960), "Babes in Toyland" (nursery rhyme character Boy Blue, 1961), "Aquamania" (as Goofy, Jr., 1961), "Bon Voyage!" "He is an emotional mess," Tim Corcoran said of his brother. In college, I wrote a paper about my favorite teacher Mrs. Corcoran. At age 7, he started appearing as 'Moochie' in 1956 on "Adventures in Dairyland," a serial short that took place on a dude ranch with fellow child actor David Stollery who played 'Marty.' So sorry for your loss. When they were reunited after the blasts, they said they couldn't stop crying. The couple is parenting a daughter and a son. Connect any celebrity with Kevin Corcoran to see how closely they are linked... romantically! His daughter almost died.". film, 'The thought was there because I was in so much pain. Fears: Sydney Corcoran said she thought she was going to wake up afte surgery and find out that her parents were dead, Family: Sydney Corcoran and her mother Celeste comfort each other in their hospital beds. He was one of eight children, all of whom acted in films during the 1950's and 60's. Other Disney movies in which Corcoran had leading roles were "Pollyanna" (1960), where, as Jimmy Bean, a mischievous orphan boy, he counterbalances the sweetness and light spread by the 12-year-old heroine (Hayley Mills), and "Toby Tyler" (1960), in which he played the title role, another orphan, this time running away from his foster parents to join a circus, where he makes friends with an endangered chimpanzee. ', Recovery: Both Sydney (right) and her mother Celeste (center) are still recovering, Looking up: Since the moments she prayed for death to relieve her pain, Celeste said she has adopted a much more positive outlook on her injuries, Tragic: Two strangers dress Sydney Corcoran's wounds at the scene of the Boston bombings. Oktober 2015 in Burbank, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Kinderdarsteller, der vorwiegend in Disney-Produktionen spielte. Juni 1949 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien; † 6. One of eight children, most of whom did some acting in the late 1950s to early 1960s, Corcoran was the sibling whose work is best remembered. Corcoran is survived by his wife, Laura (nee Soltwedel), whom he married in 1972, by three sisters, Che, Noreen and Kerry, and by a brother, Hugh. My family was in the picture business." "While my father was working at MGM, he heard that children were needed to play some extra roles," Corcoran recalled. Hugh Corcoran, Brian Corcoran, William Corcoran Jr. Donna Corcoran (actress), Noreen Corcoran (actress), Kelly Corcoran (actress), James Boone, Johnny Lincoln Clem, Moochie Morgan. Her mother, on the other hand, hopes to return to the career she loves as a hair dresser. Kevin Corcoran was the sibling whose work is best remembered. He was also in several non-Disney productions, including guest spots on TV series such as "Wagon Train," "The Littlest Hobo" and "My Three Sons" with one of his favorite actors, Fred MacMurray. Rico, sorry to hear you lost your Mom. Celeste, who lost both her legs, and Sydney, who suffered severe nerve damage, are now recovering in the same hospital room. I know in my heart that I'm going to be okay,' Celeste said. But Corcoran admitted that he didn't always have to fake being mischievous. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Old Yeller (1957), Swiss Family Robinson (1960) and Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960). Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy. Set in Texas in 1869, the film, discreetly directed by the Disney stalwart Robert Stevenson, tells of how Arliss (Corcoran) and his older brother Travis (Tommy Kirk) adopt a large yellow dog of indeterminate pedigree - "the best doggone dog in the west" as the title song declaims. Corcoran's mother, the former Kathleen McKenney (1917-1972), was a native of Quincy, Massachusetts, while husband William Corcoran and his family were native of Milford, Massachusetts. As the youngest member of the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson (1960), Corcoran collects all sorts of animals, getting in the way of Kirk, who is more interested in a girl he has helped rescue from pirates. 'I just wanted to die,' Celeste, 47, recalled in an interview with Natalie Morales of NBC's Today Show. Health food, stationery and DIY stores stay OPEN - as shoppers buy Christmas... Why the long face? "Don't you ever run out of questions?" Bereits mit fünf Jahren spielte er in der Filmbiografie Die Glenn Miller Story den Sohn von Glenn Miller (James Stewart). Kevin Corcoran was previously married to Laura Soltwedel (1972 - 2015). photos, Brian Corcoran played Kevin's brother, and Kerry, his sister, in the 1960 "Daniel Boone" miniseries "Walt Disney Presents," then on ABC. Kevin, a former child actor, as an adult became a film/television first-assistant director, producer, and a film director. He was just this little rambunctious bundle of energy," Stollery said in an interview with the L.A. Times. Schneider said Bauman was heavily sedated but conscious on Monday night, surrounded by relatives expressing their love. Donna, Noreen, and Kevin all appeared in the 1955 feature film "Violent Saturday." However, after "A Tiger Walks" (1964), another animal movie aimed at children - a tiger is threatened with death after escaping from a circus, Corcoran, at the grand old age of 15, quit acting. Juni 1949 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien; † 6. "His wife just lost both her legs. No one was a stranger to Dolly. But television viewers took the pint-sized Corcoran to heart. Corcoran's wife, Celeste, lost both of her legs below the knee. My condolences go out to the family she was a wonderful lady, when we were kids her boys would come to our house for cub scouts i always liked mrs corcoran because she was a teacher ,who always was just my friends mom to me ,kevin brian and kent your mother was special in so many ways .may god bless her soul. Kevin Corcoran began acting soon after he could walk, usually playing an irrepressible, high-pitched youngster in television shows like "The Ford Television Theater" in the early 1950s. Im Erwachsenenalter arbeitete er als Fernsehregisseur sowie Film- und Fernsehproduzent. He passed away in 2015. Von 1972 bis zu seinem Tod war er mit Laura Soltwedel verheiratet. Other Disney child stars of the era got more notice and bigger parts. She was always so loving to all of us and was a lovely woman inside and out. Help us build our profile of Kevin Corcoran! Corcoran largely retired from acting after "A Tiger Walks" (as Tom Hadley,1964), although he also appeared in the 1968 film "Blue" in a minor role. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Old Yeller (1957), Swiss Family Robinson (1960) and Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960). Kirk asks Corcoran in "Old Yeller". Aside from acting, Kevin also worked as assistant director, which improved his wealth too. Desperate to learn the truth about his wife’s disappearance and their daughter’s murder, he dedicates himself to … She also played 'Bridget White', ("...eight years old") as the little orphan who saw the "Angels in the Outfield" in the original 1951 feature film version with Paul Douglas and Janet Leigh. The good old days at Brensinger school were the best. 'I couldnt get close enough to her,' Celeste said. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Have you ever wondered how rich Kevin Corcoran was at the time of his death? "Moochie" - a nick-name supposedly bestowed by Walt Disney himself, became Kevin Corcoran's on set moniker - as well as the "Mickie Mouse Club" character's name, during much of Kevin's performing career. She was a lovely woman, and loved her family very much. lists Kevin Corcoran was born on June 10, 1949 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Kevin Anthony Corcoran.