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 Spike

Spike

Birth
Death 1962 (aged 9–10)
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Under shade tree in the back yard
Memorial ID 94445367 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Whispers From The Grave
  • Added: 29 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94445367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spike (1952–1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94445367, citing Weatherwax Residence Grounds Burial Site, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .