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Orville Andrews
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1904
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1968
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Actor. He is best known as the star of the "Ranger Andy" program, a local childrens' show that aired on Connecticut television in the 1950s and '60s. Born and raised on a farm in Nebraska, Orville graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture and went to the University of Nebraska to study music and drama. He payed for school by playing banjo in dance bands in Nebraska and Colorado. After college he went to Hollywood and had bit parts in movies before joining Al Pearce and His Gang as a comedy singer. He moved into radio production as an advertising writer and producer, creating many well-known radio jingles of the 1930s and '40s including the Bromo Seltzer train and the Lifebuoy soap foghorn. The Ranger Andy character developed soon after, introduced on a 1957 CBS TV Easter special. He joined WTIC TV 3 in Hartford as "Ranger Andy" one week after the station went on the air in September 1957. A popular personality among Connecticut's youth, he performed for years at childrens' hospitals and produced three albums of original songs. 
 
Burial:
Wyuka Cemetery
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 1949, Grave 12-W
 
Created by: CMF
Record added: Sep 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15818005
Orville Andrews
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Orville Andrews
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Orville Andrews
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