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Lorne Greene

Lorne GreeneAKA Lorne Chaim Greene

Born: 12-Feb-1915
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died: 11-Sep-1987
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Ben Cartwright on Bonanza

Military service: Canadian Army (WWII)

While host of a wildlife program, had a nipple bitten off by an alligator. In later life did commercials for Alpo dogfood.

Father: Daniel Green
Mother: Dora
Wife: Rita Hands (m. 1940, div. 1960)
Daughter: Belinda Susan Greene Bennet (twin, b. 1945)
Son: Charles Greene (twin, b. 1945)
Wife: Nancy Deale Greene (m. 1961, d. 2-Mar-2004 cancer in Marina Del Rey)
Daughter: Gillian Greene-Raimi

    University: Queen's University Kingston (1932-37)

    Endorsement of Alpo Petfoods
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1981
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1559 N. Vine St.

    TELEVISION
    Code Red Joe Rorchek (Battalion Chief, 1981-82)
    Galactica 1980 Cmdr. Adama (1980)
    Battlestar Galactica Commander Adama (1978-79)
    Griff Wade Griffin (1973-75)
    Bonanza Ben Cartwright (1959-73)
    Sailor of Fortune Capt. Grant Mitchell (1955-58)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (28-Jan-1987)
    Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter (26-Sep-1986)
    Heidi's Song (19-Nov-1982) [VOICE]
    Klondike Fever (12-Jan-1980)
    The Bastard (22-May-1978)
    SST: Death Flight (25-Feb-1977)
    Roots (23-Jan-1977)
    Earthquake (15-Nov-1974) · Royce
    Tidal Wave (1973)
    The Trap (28-Jan-1959) · Davis
    The Buccaneer (1-Dec-1958)
    The Last of the Fast Guns (2-May-1958) · Michael O'Reilly
    The Gift of Love (11-Feb-1958) · Grant Allan
    Peyton Place (13-Dec-1957) · Prosecutor
    The Hard Man (Dec-1957) · Rice Martin
    Autumn Leaves (1-Aug-1956) · Mr. Hanson
    Tight Spot (19-Mar-1955) · Benjamin Costain
    The Silver Chalice (20-Dec-1954) · Peter


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