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Norman Ollestad (I) (1935–1979)

Norman Ollestad was born on September 7, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Norman Tennyson Ollestad. He was an actor, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), The Loretta Young Show (1953) and Borrowed Trouble (1948). He died on February 19, 1979 in San Bernardino County, California. See full bio »

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The Loretta Young Show
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 1962 Ring of Terror
Lew's Roommate
 1958 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series)
- Pilot (1958) ... Biff
 1958 High School Confidential!
Boy Monitor in Principal's Office (uncredited)
 1957 The Careless Years
Student (uncredited)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Adam Had Four Sons (1957) ... Phillip
 1957 All Mine to Give
Boy (uncredited)
 1957 The Young Stranger
Boy (uncredited)
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Ralph Grainger
- Return to California (1956) ... Ralph Grainger
 1956 Tea and Sympathy
New Young Boy (uncredited)
 1956 Sky King (TV Series)
Bob Carey
- Showdown (1956) ... Bob Carey
- Rodeo Round-Up (1956) ... Bob Carey
- Land o' Cotton (1956) ... Bob Carey
- Rocket Story (1956) ... Bob Carey
- Flood of Fury (1956) ... Bob Carey
 1955 The People's Choice (TV Series)
- Sock's Teenage Trouble (1955) ... Kip
 1955 One Spooky Night (Short)
 1954-1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Fred / Scott Dickerson / Pete
- Reunion (1955) ... Fred
- Son, This Is Your Father (1954) ... Scott Dickerson
- Nobody's Boy (1954) ... Pete (as Norman Oldstead)
 1955 The Cobweb
Usher (uncredited)
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Lonny Ewing
- Operation Cleat (1955) ... Lonny Ewing
 1955 Scratch Scratch Scratch (Short)
 1955 The Glass Slipper
Boy (uncredited)
 1955 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Howard Williams
- No Partiality (1955) ... Howard Williams
 1954 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Paul Madden
- The Case of the Losing Gamble (1954) ... Paul Madden
 1954 Shield for Murder
Jay Phelps (uncredited)
 1954 Her Twelve Men
Attendant (uncredited)
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Jonathan Hendersall (uncredited)
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Trial Period (1954)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1951 Little Egypt
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1951 Excuse My Dust
Boy (uncredited)
 1951 Her First Romance
Cliff (uncredited)
 1950 Tea for Two
Friend of Lynne & Richard (uncredited)
 1950 Winchester '73
Stable Boy (uncredited)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen
Frank Gilbreth Jr. (uncredited)
 1950 Stars in My Crown
Chase Isbell (uncredited)
 1949 On the Town
Boy in Subway (uncredited)
 1949 Dog of the Wild (Short)
 1949 A Kiss in the Dark
Freddie (uncredited)
 1949 Shockproof
Boy at Wedding (uncredited)
 1948 Whiplash
Boy at Beach (uncredited)
 1948 Borrowed Trouble
Child (as Norman Ollestad Jr.)
 1948 Goodbye, Miss Turlock (Short)
'Irish', Spitball Shooter (uncredited)
 1947 All Gummed Up (Short)
Baby Amos (uncredited)
 1947 The Son of Rusty
Sammy (uncredited)
 1947 Welcome Stranger
Boy (uncredited)
 1947 The Good Bad Egg (Short)
Rudolph (as Norman Olestead)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Brock - Age 8 (uncredited)
 1945 The Valley of Decision
Callahan's Son (uncredited)
 1943 Hi, Buddy
Norman Ollstead (as Norman Ollstead)

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Alternate Names:

Norman Oldstead | Norman Olestead | Norman Ollestad Jr. | Norman Ollstead

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Was a passenger on a small chartered plane with his girlfriend Sandra (30) and his son Norman Ollestad Jr. (11) when the plane flew into a snow storm and struck a 8600 foot mountain.

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