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Lon McCallister (1923–2005)

Hollywood juvenile lead, popular in films during the later 40's, the growth of whose adult career was stunted on account of his own diminutive stature. He retired from the screen at the age of 30. See full bio »

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 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Willie
- Triple Indemnity (1963) ... Willie
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Coley Wilks
- The Hostage (1961) ... Coley Wilks
 1953 Combat Squad
Martin
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Montana Territory
John Malvin
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Gordon Kent
- Enemy Unknown (1951)
- Verdict from Space (1951) ... Gordon Kent
 1951 A Yank in Korea
Andy Smith
 1950 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Ed Brown
- Down Bayou DuBac (1950) ... Ed Brown
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Ted Knowles
 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Fred
- Collector's Item (1949) ... Fred
- Lunch Box (1949)
 1947 Thunder in the Valley
David MacAdam
 1944 Winged Victory
Francis William 'Frankie' Davis (as Pvt. Lon McCallister)
 1944 Home in Indiana
'Sparke' Thornton
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
California Jack Gilman
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1943 The Hard Way
Bud - Call Boy in Montage (uncredited)
 1942 Over My Dead Body
Jimmie (as Bud McCallister)
 1942 Quiet Please: Murder
Freddie, the Stack Boy (uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim
Page Boy (uncredited)
 1942 That Other Woman
George Borden (as Bud McAllister)
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Boy in Car (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Ship
Telegram Messenger Boy (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Call Boy (uncredited)
 1942 Always in My Heart
Boy (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1941 Henry Aldrich for President
Student (uncredited)
 1940 Susan and God
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1939 Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Johnny (uncredited)
 1939 First Love
Boy at School (uncredited)
 1939 Babes in Arms
Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy (uncredited)
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Cadet (uncredited)
 1938 Little Tough Guys in Society (uncredited)
 1938 That Certain Age
Billy (uncredited)
 1938 Lord Jeff (uncredited)
 1938 Judge Hardy's Children (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Schoolboy (uncredited)
 1937 Make a Wish (uncredited)
 1937 Stella Dallas
Boy (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1936 Romeo and Juliet
Minor Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1936 Let's Sing Again
Orphan (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Bud McAllister | Bud McCallister | Pvt. Lon McCallister

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

Being a movie star was great, but I never considered doing it for a lifetime. I wanted to be myself, to go where I pleased without causing a traffic jam. I've succeeded in this, and I'm happy.

Trivia:

Longtime friend of Allene Roberts.

Nickname:

Buddy

Star Sign:

Aries

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