Tommy Rettig

Tommy Rettig
1941 - 1996
Tommy Rettig  American Actor

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Tommy Rettig was previously married to Darlene Portwood (1959 - 1977).


American Actor Tommy Rettig was born Thomas Noel Rettig on 10th December, 1941 in Queens, New York, USA and passed away on 15th Feb 1996 Marina del Rey, California, USA aged 54. He is most remembered for Lassie. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Tommy Rettig is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American child actors.


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First Name Tommy
Middle Name Noel
Last Name Rettig
Full Name at Birth Thomas Noel Rettig
Age 54 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th December, 1941
Birthplace Queens, New York, USA
Died 15th February, 1996
Place of Death Marina del Rey, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Lassie
Year(s) Active 1946–1991
Father Elias Rettig
Mother Rosemary Nibali

Thomas Noel Rettig (December 10, 1941 – February 15, 1996) was an American child actor, computer software engineer, and author. Rettig is remembered for portraying the character "Jeff Miller" in the first three seasons of CBS's Lassie television series, from 1954 to 1957, later seen in syndicated re-runs with the title
Jeff's Collie. He also co-starred with another former child actor, Tony Dow, in the mid-1960s television teen soap opera Never Too Young and recorded the song by that title with the group, The TR-4.

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Tommy Rettig54 SagittariusActor
Darlene Portwood79


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Mason HealeyMale30th April, 197744 years oldDarlene Portwood


The New Lassie1989Professor Jeff MillerTV Show
Never Too Young1965JoJoTV Show
Many Happy Returns1964EddieTV Show
Mr. Novak1963FrankTV Show
The Fugitive1963J.J. EckhardtTV Show
The Littlest Hobo1963NathanTV Show
The Man from Blackhawk1959PierreTV Show
Lawman1958Dean BaileyTV Show
Peter Gunn1958Kevin DanielsTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Jimmy Benbow, Steve CarterTV Show
Wagon Train1957Billy GentryTV Show
Whirlybirds1957BobbyTV Show
The Last Wagon1956BillyMovie
At Gunpoint1955Billy WrightMovie
The Cobweb1955Mark McIverMovie
River of No Return1954Mark CalderMovie
The Egyptian1954ThothMovie
The Raid1954Larry BishopMovie
Lassie1954Jeff MillerTV Show
So Big1953Dirk, Age 8Movie
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.1953Bartholomew CollinsMovie
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953JohnnyTV Show
The Lady Wants Mink1953Ritchie ConnorsMovie
Your Play Time1953TV Show
Death Valley Days1952Joel RobisonTV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952TommyTV Show
Omnibus1952Robert (segment "Nothing So Monstrous")TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Fitzjames Lindsey, Larry Hartley, Robin GlennTV Show
Paula1952David LarsonMovie
This Is the Life1952ChuckTV Show
Gobs and Gals1952BertramMovie
Chevron Theatre1952JohnnyTV Show
Elopement1951Daniel ReaganMovie
The Strip1951Artie ArdreyMovie
Week-End with Father1951David Bowen aka ShortyMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951John KellyTV Show
For Heaven's Sake1950Joe BlakeMovie
Panic in the Streets1950Tommy Reed (uncredited)Movie
The Jackpot1950Tommy LawrenceMovie
Two Weeks with Love1950Ricky RobinsonMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950JodyTV Show
Escape1950TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Boy, Johnny Weber, Michael BanksTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Huckleberry FinnTV Show
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