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Spike
Birth: 1952
Death: 1962

Animal Actor. Rescued by animal trainer Frank Weatherwax from a North Hollywood Animal Shelter, he was trained to perform and do tricks. He auditioned for and won the role of 'Old Yeller' in the 1957 Walt Disney movie "Old Yeller"; which may be his most memorable role. Other credits include the role of 'King' in "The She-Creature" (1956), 'Patrasche' in "A Dog of Flanders" (1959) and 'Pete' in "The Silent Call" (1961). He guest starred in an episode of the television show "The Mickey Mouse Club". He starred as 'Brown', the faithful canine companion of Brian Keith's character in the television show "The Westerner." (1960). (bio by: Whispers From The Grave) 
 
Burial:
Weatherwax Residence Grounds
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Under shade tree in the back yard
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Whispers From The Grave
Record added: Jul 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94445367
Spike
Added by: Ms.CookFromMaine, With LOVE
 
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