In 1965, he co-starred in an unsold pilot for a television series called "See Here, Private Hargrove" which was based on producer Marion Hargrove's true-life difficulties adapting to military life in World War II.
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Tom Rerttig | Tom Rettig
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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By the time I was 9, I'd done everything - movies, stage, radio, TV. Everybody thought it was real cute for a kid my age to be so sophisticated, but it was murder on my emotional development. More than anything else, I wanted to be normal. I wanted to have friends, go out on dates - just lead a normal life. But things were always going too fast. Then too, I was spoiled as a kid, and still am. I ...
While making the movie The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
(1953), he became acquainted with dog trainer Frank Weatherwax, whose brother, Rudd, bought the "Lassie" rights from MGM for an upcoming TV series. Jeff auditioned and, to determine who would make the best Jeff, the brothers invited Tommy and two other child actors up for the part to spend a week at their North Hollywood ranch with the three ...