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Lyon Chaim Green (The Voice of Doom, The Voice of Canada) was born on 12 February, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is an Actor, Soundtrack, Producer. Discover Lorne Greene's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Lorne Greene networth?

Popular As Lyon Chaim Green (The Voice of Doom, The Voice of Canada)
Occupation actor,soundtrack,producer
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 12 February 1915
Birthday 12 February
Birthplace Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date of death 11 September, 1987
Died Place Santa Monica, California, USA
Nationality Canada

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Lorne Greene Height, Weight & Measurements

At 72 years old, Lorne Greene height is 6' (1.83 m) .

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Height 6' (1.83 m)
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Who Is Lorne Greene's Wife?

His wife is Nancy Deale (17 December 1961 - 11 September 1987) ( his death) ( 1 child), Rita Hands (3 September 1940 - 1960) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Nancy Deale (17 December 1961 - 11 September 1987) ( his death) ( 1 child), Rita Hands (3 September 1940 - 1960) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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Lorne Greene Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-2020. So, how much is Lorne Greene worth at the age of 72 years old? Lorne Greene’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from Canada. We have estimated Lorne Greene's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Bonanza (1959)$11,000 /week (1966)

Lorne Greene Social Network




He was posthumously awarded a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario in 2015 (what would have been his 100th birthday).


Pictured (as Ben Cartwright, his character on Bonanza (1959)) on one of four 51¢ Canadian commemorative postage stamps honoring "Canadians in Hollywood", issued 22 May 2006. Others honored in this set are John Candy, Fay Wray and Mary Pickford.


Ben Cartwright, Greene's character on Bonanza (1959), was ranked #2 by TV Guide in its list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [June 20, 2004 issue].


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 355-356. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1999).


He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1559 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California on February 12, 1985 (his 70th birthday).


Invited to play Ben Cartwright after a well-received performance as Big Brother in a CBS production of George Orwell's "1984" on Studio One in Hollywood (1948).


He was the only actor to appear in every episode of both Battlestar Galactica (1978) and Galactica 1980 (1980).


In 1969 he was awarded Officer of the Order of Canada for his services to the performing arts and community.


His daughter Gillian Greene (born 1968), is married to director Sam Raimi. One of the Raimis' sons is named Lorne, after him.


Along with Betty White, he served as co-host of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC-TV for a decade (1963-1972).


His greatest successes came in two television series, the long-running Western Bonanza (1959), in which he played the patriarch of a wealthy frontier family, and the science-fiction series Battlestar Galactica (1978).


He left Canada in the early 1950s for a film career in Hollywood, and soon began appearing regularly in television, films and on radio.


Had two children from his first marriage (to Rita Hands): Linda Susan Bennett (nee Greene, 1944-2004) and Charles Greene (1945).


Received his Bachelor's degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario (1937). He later received an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws) from the university (1971).


Lorne Greene was born Lyon Himan "Chaim" Green on February 12, 1915, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top newscaster.