The last surviving Wizard of Oz munckin has died

It's reported the last surviving Wizard of Oz munchkin has died.

The US website TMZ says Jerry Maren passed away a week ago at a nursing home, aged 98.

In the film, Marren, stared as the lead lollypop guild member, wearing a green checked shirt and matching trousers.

He was given a handprint and footprint ceremony outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood in 2013.

It's understood he'd been diagnosed with dementia and was laid to rest in Hollywood over the weekend.


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