Lorne Greene

Bonanza Lunch Box
1915 - 1987

Lorne Greene  Canadian Actor

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Lorne Greene passed away on 11th Sep 1987 aged 72.


Lorne Greene was previously married to Nancy Deale (1961 - 1987) and Rita Hands (1938 - 1960).

He had encounters with Betty Kelly.


Canadian Actor Lorne Greene was born Lyon Chaim Green on 12th February, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and passed away on 11th Sep 1987 Santa Monica, California aged 72. He is most remembered for Bonanza. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Lorne Greene was in 8 on-screen matchups, including Audra Lindley in The Love Boat (1977), Diane Baker in Bonanza (1959), Dianne Foster in Bonanza (1959), Ina Balin in Bonanza (1959) and Felicia Farr in Bonanza (1959).

Lorne Greene is a member of the following lists: Jewish Canadian male actors, Male actors from Ottawa and Canadian expatriate male actors in the United States.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 28 years, 8 months 25 years, 4 months 23 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 28 years, 8 months 17 years, 11 months 23 years


First Name Lorne
Last Name Greene
Full Name at Birth Lyon Chaim Green
Alternative Name The Voice of Doom, The Voice of Canada
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th February, 1915
Birthplace Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died 11th September, 1987
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia following Heart surgery
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Smooth, commanding bass voice
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Bonanza
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1941–1987
Music Style Pop/Rock, Country, Country-Pop, Celebrity, Voices
Music Mood Soothing, Theatrical, Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sentimental
Instrument Vocals
Brand Endorsement (1970s-1980s) TV commercials: Alpo dog food, (1960) Print ad: Del Monte foods, (1979) TV commercial: Lotto Canada
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=417&page=gr

Lyon Himan Green, OC (February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987), better known by the stage name Lorne Greene, was a Canadian actor and musician.

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Partner Comparison

Lorne Greene72 AquariusActor
Nancy Deale70 GeminiActress
Rita Hands-
Betty Kelly72 VirgoSinger


Belinda SusanFemale194571 years old
CharlesMale194571 years old
GillianFemale6th January, 196848 years old


The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory1987Gen. Sam HoustonTV Movie
Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter1986Theo MarshallMovie
Highway to Heaven1984Fred FuscoTV Show
Heidi's Song1982GrandfatherMovie
The Wizard of Oz1982The WizardMovie
Police Squad!1982Stabbed ManTV Show
Code Red1981Battalion Chief Joe RorchekTV Show
Aloha Paradise1981BusinessmanTV Show
Klondike Fever1980Sam SteeleMovie
A Time for Miracles1980Bishop John CarrollTV Movie
Galactica 19801980Commander AdamaTV Show
Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll1980Movie
The Bastard1978Bishop FrancisTV Movie
Battlestar Galactica1978Commander AdamaTV Show
Vega$1978Emil RemickTV Show
The Little Brown Burro1978StorytellerTV Movie
SST: Death Flight1977Marshall ColeTV Movie
Roots1977John ReynoldsTV Show
The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald1977Matthew Arnold WatsonTV Movie
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977Inspector Hans StavlinTV Show
The Love Boat1977Buddy Bowers, Buck HamiltonTV Show
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers1976George QuartermainTV Show
Nevada Smith1975Jonas CordTV Movie
Man on the Outside1975Wade GriffinTV Movie
Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love1974HerculeTV Movie
Tidal Wave1973Ambassador Warren RichardsMovie
Griff1973Wade GriffinTV Show
The Special London Bridge Special1972Fiddler on the RoofTV Movie
Norman Corwin Presents1972TV Show
The Legend of Amaluk: An Arctic Odyssey1972NarratorMovie
Appointment with Destiny1971NarratorTV Show
The Harness1971Peter RandallTV Movie
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970George WashingtonTV Movie
Destiny of a Spy1969Peter VaninTV Movie
ITV Playhouse1967James BealTV Show
The Hangman1959Marshal Clum CummingsMovie
The Trap1959DavisMovie
Bonanza1959Ben CartwrightTV Show
The Third Man1959Marcel GenetTV Show
The Buccaneer1958MercierMovie
The Gift of Love1958Grant AllanMovie
The Last of the Fast Guns1958Michael O'ReillyMovie
Bronco1958Capt. Amos CarrTV Show
Mike Hammer1958Carl Kunard, Emmett GatesTV Show
Shirley Temple Theatre1958King BertrandTV Show
Peyton Place1957ProsecutorMovie
Suspicion1957MontyTV Show
Wagon Train1957Christopher WebbTV Show
The Hard Man1957Rice MartinMovie
Autumn Leaves1956Mr. HansonMovie
Playhouse 901956Lowell WilliamsTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956Constable BarnabyTV Show
Tight Spot1955Benjamin CostainMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mr. XTV Show
Cheyenne1955Colonel BellTV Show
Sailor of Fortune1955Capt. Grant 'Mitch' Mitchell (1955)TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Sheriff GashTV Show
Star Stage1955TV Show
The Silver Chalice1954PeterMovie
Climax!1954Dr. Charles SaundersTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Julius CaesarTV Show
Studio 571954Gentry MortonTV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Vernon DyallTV Show
Folio1954Patiomkin, Henri, BeethovenTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953DallasTV Show
You Are There1953Ludwig van BeethovenTV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953JoeTV Show
Omnibus1952Ed BaileyTV Show
Encounter1952Captain Marshall, Tony, LaurentTV Show
Eye Witness No. 331951Narrator (voice)Movie
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950AngeloTV Show
Danger1950StrangerTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Minister of the Interior, Dr. Madison West, Frank LeslieTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Col. MatthewsTV Show
Johnny at the Fair1947Narrator (voice)Short Film
Headline Hunters1945NarratorMovie
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L.HOOVERMay 25, 2011


ljloverMar 27, 2011

Lorne Greene, when he played Ben Cartwright, was the Pa that most of us wanted; caring, loving, firm, but fair. And his relationship with Mike (Little Joe) was lovely to see;they were truly father and son

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