Lonnie Burr

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Birthday
31, 1943
Birthplace
Kentucky
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Kentucky

About

Best remembered for performing during the 1950s on the popular Mickey Mouse Club show, this Kentucky-born actor also appeared in such films as Newsies, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, and The Hospital. A stage performer as well as a screen actor, he performed in the original Broadway production of Mack and Mabel.

Before Fame

He began his professional acting career at the age of five. At the age of seven, he was cast in the recurring role of Oliver Quimby on the television series The Ruggles.

Trivia

He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in theater from the University of California, Los Angeles, and went on to receive a PhD in English.

Family Life

He was born Leonard Burr Babin in Dayton, Kentucky. His parents, Dorothy Burr and Howard Babin, had a vaudeville act called "Dot and Dash."

Associated With

He and Broadway legend Joel Grey were both members of the cast of the national tour of George M!