DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY 2011
"Cockie" the Cockatoo Actor - c 1930s - Photograph Number 4272 - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley by Joan Putney Nov. 2011. (click on image to enlarge)
This white bird was at one time one of the most successful working actors in Hollywood. Cockie, owned by Bird Wonderland in Encino, lived to be over 75 years old and starred in nearly all of the animal-related films of his era.