Lee Aaker

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Lee Aaker

Lee Aaker

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Lee Aaker

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: September 25, 1943
Date of Passing: April 01, 2021
Birthplace: Inglewood, California
Obituary: Variety

Lee Aaker was an American child actor.

He was best known for starring as Corporal Rusty of B-Company on the 1950s television series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

At age eight, Aaker began appearing on the screen in films such as The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), High Noon (1952), and The Atomic City (1952). Within the year, he was co-starring alongside John Wayne in the western classic Hondo (1953) and with Barbara Stanwyck in the thriller Jeopardy (1953).

Lee Aaker was an American child actor.

He was best known for starring as Corporal Rusty of B-Company on the 1950s television series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

At age eight, Aaker began appearing on the screen in films such as The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), High Noon (1952), and The Atomic City (1952). Within the year, he was co-starring alongside John Wayne in the western classic Hondo (1953) and with Barbara Stanwyck in the thriller Jeopardy (1953).

Throughout his career, Aaker guest starred in a number of series including The Lone Ranger, The Loretta Young Show, The Red Skelton Hour, The Millionaire, Rescue 8, The Danny Thomas Show, Tallahassee 7000, The Donna Reed Show, Route 66, and The Lucy Show.

Aaker died April 1, 2021, in Mesa, Arizona. He was 77.

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