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Munchkin Actor Jerry Maren, Who Handed Lollipop to Dorothy, Dies At 98

Actor Jerry Maren died last month. Maren was the central Lollipop League character who handed an enormous lollipop to Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. John Fricke, a friend and biographer, remembers his friend.

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Corrected: June 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM EDT
A previous headline and Web introduction to this story said that Jerry Maren was the last living actor to portray a munchkin. It is not known for sure whether that is the case.