Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene
1915 - 1987
Lorne Greene  Canadian Actor

Lorne Greene dating history


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

Lorne Greene had an encounter 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 10 on-screen matchups, including Anjanette Comer in Bonanza (1959), Audra Lindley in The Love Boat (1977), Diane Baker in Bonanza (1959), Dianne Foster in Bonanza (1959) and Ina Balin in Bonanza (1959).

Lorne Greene is a member of the following lists: Jewish actors, California Republicans and Canadian film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 27 years, 8 months 25 years, 4 months 23 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 27 years, 8 months 16 years, 10 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
Buried Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
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, 1939–1987
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

Lorne Hyman Greene OC (born Lyon Himan Green; 12 February 1915 – 11 September 1987) was a Canadian actor, radio personality, and singer. His notable television roles include Ben Cartwright on the Western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the original science-fiction television series Battlestar Galactica and Galactica 1980. He also worked on the Canadian television nature documentary series Lorne Greene's New Wilderness, and in television commercials.

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Lorne Greene72 AquariusActor
Nancy Deale70 GeminiActress
Rita Hands-
Betty Kelly78 VirgoSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Belinda SusanFemale194578 years oldRita Hands
CharlesMale194578 years oldRita Hands
GillianFemale6th January, 196855 years oldNancy Deale


The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory1987Gen. Sam HoustonTV Movie
Vasectomy: A Delicate Matter1986Theo MarshallMovie
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible1985NoahTV Show
Highway to Heaven1984Fred FuscoTV Show
Heidi's Song1982Grandfather (voice)Movie
The Wizard of Oz1982The Wizard (voice)Movie
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 19801980AdamaTV Show
Pink Lady1980Lorne GreeneTV Show
Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll1980Movie
The Bastard1978Bishop FrancisTV Show
Battlestar Galactica1978AdamaTV Show
Vega$1978Emil RemickTV Show
The Little Brown Burro1978Storyteller (voice)TV 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 Boat1977Buck Hamilton, Buddy BowersTV Show
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers1976George QuartermainTV Show
What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old?1976NarratorShort Film
Nevada Smith1975Jonas CordTV Movie
Man on the Outside1975Wade GriffinTV Movie
Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love1974HerculeTV Movie
Happy Days1974Lorne GreeneTV Show
North of the Sun1974Narrator (voice)Movie
Tidal Wave1973Ambassador Warren RichardsMovie
Griff1973Wade GriffinTV Show
The Legend of Amaluk: An Arctic Odyssey1972NarratorMovie
Appointment with Destiny1971NarratorTV Show
The Harness1971Peter RandallTV Movie
Norman Corwin Presents1971TV Show
Annabel Lee1971NarratorShort Film
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970George WashingtonTV Movie
Destiny of a Spy1969Peter VaninTV Movie
ITV Playhouse1967James BealTV Show
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
Play It Cool1962Guitarist in backing band (uncredited)Movie
The Errand Boy1961Ben Cartwright - Cameo (uncredited)Movie
The Hangman1959Marshal Clum CummingsMovie
The Trap1959DavisMovie
Bonanza1959Ben Cartwright, Bradley MeredithTV 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's Storybook1958King 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! Susanna1956Constable BarnabyTV Show
Tight Spot1955Benjamin CostainMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mr. XTV Show
Cheyenne1955Col. Jonathan Bell, Colonel BellTV Show
Sailor of Fortune1955Capt. Grant 'Mitch' MitchellTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Sheriff GashTV Show
Star Stage1955TV Show
Playbill1955TV Show
The Silver Chalice1954PeterMovie
Climax!1954Dr. Charles SaundersTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Emperor's aide, GorgasTV Show
Studio 571954Gentry MortonTV Show
Janet Dean, Registered Nurse1954TV Show
Justice1954TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Vernon DyallTV Show
Folio1954Beethoven, Henri, PatiomkinTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953DallasTV Show
You Are There1953Charles Stewart Parnell, Ludwig van Beethoven, William PittTV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953JoeTV Show
Farewell Oak Street1953Commentator (voice)Short Film
Omnibus1952TV Show
Encounter1952Casey, Laurent, Tony HartmanTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950AngeloTV Show
Danger1950StrangerTV Show
Date of Birth1950Narration (voice)Short Film
The Web1950TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Dr. Madison West, Frank Leslie, Minister of the InteriorTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Col. MatthewsTV Show
Johnny at the Fair1947Narrator (voice)Short Film
Headline Hunters1945Narrator (voice)Short Film
Children from Overseas1940NarratorShort Film
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eagle39Jun 24, 2019

shared a link: https://www.triviatribute.com/lornegreene.html

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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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