Lassie in History

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1885-09-17 George Cleveland, Sydney Nova Scotia, actor (Courage of Lassie)
  • 1892-03-25 Andy Clyde, Scotland, actor (George-Real McCoys, Cully-Lassie)
  • 1895-02-04 Nigel Bruce, Baja Mexico, British actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)
  • 1898-06-30 George Chandler, Waukegan Ill, actor (Lassie)
  • 1906-07-02 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)
  • 1907-03-15 Paul Maxey, Wheaton Ill, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice)
  • 1917-08-26 Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)
  • 1917-10-23 Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)
  • 1925-06-25 June Lockhart, American actress (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1941-12-10 Tommy Rettig, Jackson Heights NY, actor (Jeff's Collie-Lassie)
  • 1947-08-08 Larry Wilcox, SD California, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs)
  • 1950-03-12 Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1953-10-08 Nigel Bruce, actor (Son of Lassie, Spider Woman), dies at 58
  • 1957-07-15 George Cleveland, actor (Grampa-Lassie), dies at 74
  • 1963-06-03 Paul Maxey, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice), dies at 57
  • 1981-10-13 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
  • 1982-06-22 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Challenge to Lassie), dies at 75
  • 1983-01-13 Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74
  • 1983-03-07 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65
  • 1983-08-28 Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
  • 1985-06-10 George Chandler, actor (Lassie), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • 1996-02-15 Tommy Rettig, actor (Lassie)/computer programmer (Clipper), dies at 54