Mitch Vogel Biography
(Former Child Actor)
Birthday: January 17, 1956 (Capricorn)
Born In: Alhambra, California, United States
Mitch Vogel is an American former child actor, best known for his performance in the popular western television series ‘Bonanza’ and films ‘The Reivers’ and ‘Yours, Mine and Ours.’ Mitch began acting at the age of 10. He performed in stage productions, including in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘Peter Pan.’ His big-screen debut happened with the American family comedy film ‘Yours, Mine and Ours,’ which was a huge commercial success. His film career reached its peak when he played the supporting role of ‘Lucius McCaslin’ in the film ‘The Reivers.’ The role fetched him a ‘Golden Globe’ nomination. One of his most memorable roles was that of the red-headed orphan, ‘Jamie Hunter-Cartwright,’ in the TV series ‘Bonanza.’ Mitch’s other notable onscreen endeavors include lead roles in the Walt Disney's ‘Wonderful World of Color’ films, ‘The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou’ and ‘Menace on the Mountain’; and TV films ‘State Fair’ and ‘Born Innocent.’ After quitting showbiz in the late 1970s, Mitch formed a rock band. He presently directs and features in church plays and sings in a band.