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East in 1972
Jeffrey Franklin East
October 27, 1957
|Lori East (divorced; 2 children)|
Pascale Lambert East (2014-present)
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).
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 The Flight of the Grey Wolf (1974), 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).
In 1987, East became involved in real estate development with his father. In February 2004, he moved back to Kansas City to take over his father's commercial real estate company.
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).
|1973||Tom Sawyer||Huckleberry Finn|
|1974||Huckleberry Finn||Huckleberry Finn|
|1977||The Hazing||Craig Lewis||Alternate title: The Curious Case of the Campus Corpse|
|1978||Superman||Young Clark Kent|
|1980||Klondike Fever||Jack London|
|1981||Deadly Blessing||John Schmidt|
|1984||Up the Creek||Rex Crandall|
|2009||Misfortune Smiles||The Great Oswald||Short|
|1974||Return of the Big Cat||Josh McClaren||TV Movie|
|1976||The Flight of the Grey Wolf||Russ Hanson||TV Movie|
|1977||The Ghost of Cypress Swamp||Lonny Bascombe||TV Movie|
|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||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!|