Jon Provost

Born Mar 12, 1950

Jon Provost is a former child actor of film and television. He is best known for his role as young Timmy Martin in the CBS series, Lassie. At the age of four, Provost was cast in the film The Country Girl (1954), starring Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly. He then appeared in Back from Eternity (1956) with Anita Ekberg and Escapade in Japan (1957), again with Ekberg and an unknown Clint Eastwood.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on March 12, 1950.
In 1957, Provost acquired the role of Timmy Martin in the CBS television series Lassie. … Read More


1964 14 Years Old In 1964, however, Provost was fourteen and chose not to renew his contract though Campbell's Soup Company, the sponsor, wanted three more years. … Read More


1990 40 Years Old In 1990, Provost was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award for his role as Timmy Martin on the original Lassie series, and in 1991, he returned to television with a recurring role on The New Lassie series as real estate agent, Steve McCullough. … Read More
1994 44 Years Old Today, Provost continues to attend celebrity conventions and autograph parties. He sometimes appears on network news programs to speak about classical television and American culture. In 1994, Provost received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.


2007 57 Years Old His memoirs, Timmy's in the Well: The Jon Provost Story, were released in November 2007 (Cumberland House Publishing, ISBN 1-58182-619-2).
2008 58 Years Old In August 2008, Provost was honored with a "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the Pocono Mountains Film Festival.
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