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William Severn (1938–1983)

Bill Severn spent his brief career at MGM as a child actor, known as Little Billy Severn. His brother Christopher was also a child actor. As an adult, he was a world-known evangelist, based in Ventura, California. His ministry took him and his family to far-flung places such as Indonesia during the 1965 revolution, Israel, the UK and also every ... See full bio »

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Known For

Journey for Margaret
Son of Lassie
Son of Lassie Henrik
The Enchanted Forest
Eagle Squadron


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 1951 David and Bathsheba
Shepherd Boy (uncredited)
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Piute Leader (uncredited)
 1945 The Enchanted Forest
Jackie (as Billy Severn)
 1945 Son of Lassie
Henrik (as William 'Billy' Severn)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Little English Boy (uncredited)
 1942 Journey for Margaret
 1942 Eagle Squadron

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Alternate Names:

Billy Severn | Bill Severn | William 'Billy' Severn

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His family immigrated to the U.S. from South Africa in 1935 before he was born. His siblings Raymond Severn, Ernest Severn, Clifford Severn, Christopher Severn, Winston Severn, Yvonne Severn, and Venetia Severn all appeared in films as child/adolescent actors.

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