Rusty Hamer

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jan 18, 1990 (42)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jan 18, 1990 (42)

About

Most well known for his childhood portrayal of Rusty Williams in the 1950s sitcom The Danny Thomas Show, he is also remembered for his guest spots on The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, Green Acres, and Shower of Stars.

Before Fame

He began his screen acting career when he was just five years old.

Trivia

After leaving Hollywood, he worked on a Gulf of Mexico oil rig and later became a cook.

Family Life

Born in Tenafly, New Jersey, and raised primarily in Hollywood, he later settled in Louisiana to be near his mother and brother.

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Hamer's suicide at the age of forty-two spurred Paul Petersen to form an organization called A Minor Consideration for the purpose of offering support to current and former child actors.

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