Rudd Weatherwax

Rudd Weatherwax
1907 - 1985

Rudd Weatherwax  American Actor


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Rudd Weatherwax was previously married to Betty Brooks Weatherwax (1956 - 1977), Mae Esther Hawksworth (1931 - 1955) and Emogene Barton (1927 - 1929).


American Actor Rudd Weatherwax was born Ruddell Bird Weatherwax on 23rd September, 1907 in Engle, New Mexico Territory and passed away on 25th Feb 1985 aged 77. He is most remembered for Owner and trainer of Lassie. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Rudd Weatherwax is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Hollywood, Los Angeles, 20th-century zoologists and Male actors from Hollywood, California.


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Married3 25 years 17 years, 1 month 3 years, 8 months
Total3 25 years 17 years, 1 month 3 years, 8 months


First Name Rudd
Middle Name Bird
Last Name Weatherwax
Full Name at Birth Ruddell Bird Weatherwax
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd September, 1907
Birthplace Engle, New Mexico Territory
Died 25th February, 1985
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor And Animal Trainer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Owner and trainer of Lassie
Father Walter Smiley Weatherwax
Mother Anna Elisa Wallis
Brother Frank Weatherwax

Ruddell Bird Weatherwax (September 23, 1907 – February 25, 1985) was an American actor and animal trainer and breeder. He and his brother Frank are best remembered for training dogs for motion pictures and television. Their collie, Pal, became the original Lassie, handled by Rudd for the 1943 MGM film Lassie Come Home. He also handled the dogs for the Lassie television series which ran from 1954 to 1974, and trained Spike for the 1957 feature film Old Yeller. After his death, his son, Robert, took over the training of the animals

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Rudd Weatherwax77 VirgoActor
Betty Brooks Weatherwax-
Mae Esther Hawksworth-
Emogene Barton18 Libra


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
RobertMaleMae Esther Hawksworth
Rudell BirdMale4th March, 192890 years oldEmogene Barton


The New Lassie1989Helper 1 episodeTV Show
The Remarkable Andrew1942Dog ManMovie




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