* Clarence Swensen was one of the last surviving Munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Swensen was not allowed to attend a public school until he was nine, because of his size. At 4ft 6ins, he played one of the 25 Munchkin soldiers in the 1939 film. He also appeared in The Terror of Tiny Town as a preacher. Many of his "Oz" co-stars were cast members of this Western musical film.
After suffering a stroke in 2005, he was unable to walk and ended up in a wheelchair as a result. He suffered from poor health then after but still attended many events with the other surviving Munchkins, including the presentation of the Munchkins' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007. Swensen died on February 25, 2009.
He had a Pluto Boomerang.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: August Clarence Swensen, 29 December 1917, 05:25 (5:25 AM) CST (+6), Austin, Texas, USA (30n16, 97w44). ASC: 9 sagittarius. RR: AA (from birth record). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (©) quotes birth certificate on file, signed by the physician/midwife and filed 31/12/1917. A certificate amending his name was filed many years later in 1942 by his father, stating a time of 4:30 AM.
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