Sonny Bupp (born Moyer MacClaren Bupp, January 10, 1928 – November 1, 2007) was an American child film actor and businessman. His most notable film was Citizen Kane (1941), in which he appears as Junior, Charles Foster Kane III, the eight-year-old son of Charles Foster Kane and his first wife, Emily. Bupp was the last surviving credited member of the Citizen Kane cast at his death.
Born Moyer MacClaren Bupp in New York City, Sonny Bupp was the brother of actors Tommy Bupp (1924–1983), June Bupp (1913–1989) and Ann Bupp (b. 1922). He appeared in over 60 films during his career, including two Our Gang comedies, 1935's Our Gang Follies of 1936 and 1938's Men in Fright.
He appeared in Citizen Kane as the son of Charles Foster Kane, and was the last surviving credited cast member of that film. He also appeared in the 1937 Three Stooges' Cash and Carry, as well as such films as Love Is on the Air (Ronald Reagan's first film), The Renegade Trail, Annie Oakley (with Barbara Stanwyck), Kid Millions, Lost Horizon (with Ronald Colman), Angels With Dirty Faces, Tennessee Johnson and The Devil and Daniel Webster.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and, after his film career ended, became an auto industry executive. He died in Henderson, Nevada, aged 79, from undisclosed causes.
|1936||Star for a Night||Fritz||Credited as Moyer Bupp|
|1936||Hearts in Bondage|
|1937||Woman-Wise||Credited as Moyer Bupp|
|1937||Lost Horizon||Boy being carried to plane|
|1937||Love Is on the Air||Billie||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1937||My Dear Miss Aldrich||Little boy||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1937||Hollywood Hotel||Little boy||Credited as Sunny Bupp|
|1938||Angels with Dirty Faces||Boy|
|1941||Citizen Kane||Kane III|
|1941||Devil and Daniel Webster, TheThe Devil and Daniel Webster||Martin Van Aldrich|
|1942||Eyes of the Underworld||Boy|