Lon McCallister

American actor Lon McCallister

Lon McCallister (April 17, 1923 – June 11, 2005) was an American actor. Born in Los Angeles, he began appearing in movies at the age of 13. The young actor had leads in a number of films; he usually played boyish young men from the country. Growing only to 5'6" he found it difficult to find roles as an adult. He appeared with Edward G. Robinson in 1947's The Red House and in the same year with Shirley Temple in The Story of Seabiscuit.
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Deceased
11 June 2005
home town
USA

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Classic Film Society begins season May 14; seeks old home movies - Quad-Cities Online
Google News - almost 7 years
Jeanne Crain, Pvt. Lon McCallister, Jane Ball, Sgt. Edmond O'Brien, Cpl. Don Taylor, Judy Holliday, Cpl. Lee J. Cobb, Cpl. Red Buttons, Cpl. Barry Nelson, Cpl. Gary Merrill, Sgt George Reeves. Few films take us into the minds of draftees and their
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NYTimes - over 12 years
An obituary by The Associated Press on Wednesday about Lon McCallister, a boyish film actor of the 1940's, misidentified a star who played opposite him in the 1943 movie ''Stage Door Canteen.'' She was Katharine Cornell. (Katharine Hepburn also appeared but was not on screen with Mr. McCallister.)
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Lon McCallister, 82, Hollywood Actor of the 40's
NYTimes - over 12 years
Lon McCallister, whose brief but prolific acting career started with small roles, including the part of a schoolboy in ''The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,'' and developed into supporting roles in popular movies, like ''Winged Victory,'' died on June 11 at his home in the Lake Tahoe area. He was 82. The cause was heart failure, said his brother, Lynn.
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MOVIES: CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - over 15 years
SOME women can find men anywhere. Jeanette (Ariane Ascaride), a widowed mother of two, meets Marius (Gerard Meylan) while she's trying to steal two cans of paint from a cement works in Marseilles. He's the security guard. Robert Guediguian's MARIUS ET JEANNETTE (1997) is an off-center romantic comedy that celebrates the bumps in the course of true
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - almost 19 years
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer found a perfect vehicle for Hollywood's favorite songbirds, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, in Robert Z. Leonard's MAYTIME (1937), a festive and sentimental production based on the venerable operetta. The lingering plot involving love's sweet song is enhanced by a cornucopia of music, including Sigmund Romberg's title song,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lon McCallister
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2005
    Age 81
    Died on June 11, 2005.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1957
    Age 33
    He was actor William Eythe's love interest for many years, until Eythe's death in 1957.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1953
    Age 29
    In 1953, at the age of 30, he retired from acting.
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  • 1947
    Age 23
    He appeared with Edward G. Robinson in 1947's The Red House and in the same year with Shirley Temple in The Story of Seabiscuit.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on April 17, 1923.
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