Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene as Ben Cartwright in Bonanza The Stranger
1915 - 1987

Lorne Greene  Canadian Actor


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

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship27 yrs, 8 mths
Shortest Relationship23 yrs
Average Relationship Length25 yrs, 4 mths
Rumored Relationships1
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 Ottowa, 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
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Partner Comparison

Lorne Greene72 AquariusActor
Nancy Deale70 GeminiActress
Rita Hands-
Betty Kelly71 VirgoSinger


Belinda Susan
Female194571 years old
Male194571 years old
Female6th January, 196848 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory1987 Gen. Sam Houston TV Movie
Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter1986 Theo Marshall Movie
Highway to Heaven1984 Fred Fusco TV Show
Heidi's Song1982 Grandfather Movie
The Wizard of Oz1982 The Wizard Movie
Police Squad!1982 Stabbed Man TV Show
Code Red1981 Battalion Chief Joe Rorchek TV Show
Aloha Paradise1981 Businessman TV Show
Klondike Fever1980 Sam Steele Movie
A Time for Miracles1980 Bishop John Carroll TV Movie
Galactica 19801980 Commander Adama TV Show
Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll1980 Movie
The Bastard1978 Bishop Francis TV Movie
Battlestar Galactica1978 Commander Adama TV Show
Vega$1978 Emil Remick TV Show
The Little Brown Burro1978 Storyteller TV Movie
SST: Death Flight1977 Marshall Cole TV Movie
Roots1977 John Reynolds TV Show
The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald1977 Matthew Arnold Watson TV Movie
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977 Inspector Hans Stavlin TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Buddy Bowers, Buck Hamilton TV Show
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers1976 George Quartermain TV Show
Nevada Smith1975 Jonas Cord TV Movie
Man on the Outside1975 Wade Griffin TV Movie
Earthquake1974 Royce Movie
Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love1974 Hercule TV Movie
Tidal Wave1973 Ambassador Warren Richards Movie
Griff1973 Wade Griffin TV Show
The Special London Bridge Special1972 Fiddler on the Roof TV Movie
Norman Corwin Presents1972 TV Show
The Legend of Amaluk: An Arctic Odyssey1972 Narrator Movie
Appointment with Destiny1971 Narrator TV Show
The Harness1971 Peter Randall TV Movie
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970 George Washington TV Movie
Destiny of a Spy1969 Peter Vanin TV Movie
ITV Playhouse1967 James Beal TV Show
The Hangman1959 Marshal Clum Cummings Movie
The Trap1959 Davis Movie
Bonanza1959 Ben Cartwright TV Show
The Third Man1959 Marcel Genet TV Show
The Buccaneer1958 Mercier Movie
The Gift of Love1958 Grant Allan Movie
The Last of the Fast Guns1958 Michael O'Reilly Movie
Bronco1958 Capt. Amos Carr TV Show
Shirley Temple Theatre1958 King Bertrand TV Show
Peyton Place1957 Prosecutor Movie
Suspicion1957 Monty TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Christopher Webb TV Show
The Hard Man1957 Rice Martin Movie
Autumn Leaves1956 Mr. Hanson Movie
Mike Hammer1956 Carl Kunard, Emmett Gates TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Lowell Williams TV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956 Constable Barnaby TV Show
Tight Spot1955 Benjamin Costain Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955 Mr. X TV Show
Cheyenne1955 Colonel Bell TV Show
Sailor of Fortune1955 Capt. Grant 'Mitch' Mitchell (1955) TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955 Sheriff Gash TV Show
Star Stage1955 TV Show
The Silver Chalice1954 Peter Movie
Climax!1954 Dr. Charles Saunders TV Show
Producers' Showcase1954 Julius Caesar TV Show
Studio 571954 Gentry Morton TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954 Vernon Dyall TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953 Dallas TV Show
You Are There1953 Ludwig van Beethoven TV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953 Joe TV Show
Omnibus1952 Ed Bailey TV Show
Encounter1952 Captain Marshall, Tony, Laurent TV Show
Eye Witness No. 331951 Narrator (voice) Movie
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950 Angelo TV Show
Danger1950 Stranger TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Minister of the Interior, Dr. Madison West, Frank Leslie TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 Col. Matthews TV Show
Johnny at the Fair1947 Narrator (voice) Short Film
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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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