The Little Rascals star Jackie Lynn Taylor has died, aged 88.

The 1930s child star, who appeared in five Our Gang comedy shorts as Little Rascals leader Wally Albright's girlfriend Jane, passed away on Monday (05May14) in Citrus Heights, California.

The actress also appeared in the Laurel & Hardy films The Devil's Brother and Babes in Toyland.

Taylor, who later became one of the first female Tv co-hosts in Southern California, wrote about her time as a silver screen movie star in 1970 book The Turned-on Hollywood 7.