Lee Aaker Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Children, Height, Movies, Shows, Salary and Net Worth

Lee Aaker born Lee William Aaker is an American former child actor known for his appearance as Rusty “B-Company” in the television program The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

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Lee Aaker Wiki

Lee Aaker born Lee William Aaker is an American former child actor known for his appearance as Rusty “B-Company” in the television program The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin.

Lee Aaker Biography

On television as a young child, he started appearing uncredited at the age of 8 in films such as The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and High Noon (1952). He quickly moved to featured status by the end of that year.

He showed talent as the kidnapped Indian “Red Chief” in a segment of the film O. Henry’s Full House (1952) and another kidnap victim as the son of scientist Gene Barry in The Atomic City (1952).

In 1953, he co-starred in the John Wayne western classic Hondo (1953) as the curious blond son of homesteader Geraldine Page.

He also appeared in other film styles such as the film noir thriller Jeopardy (1953) with Barbara Stanwyck, the horse opera drama Arena(1953) with Gig Young, and the comedies Mister Scoutmaster (1953) with Clifton Webb and Ricochet Romance (1954) with Marjorie Main.

Aaker Lee Age

Lee was born on 25 September 1943, Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 79 years old.

Lee Aaker Wife

In the late 1960s, Aaker was married to Sharon Ann Hamilton for two years. He has resided in Mammoth Lakes, California, for many years and is a special-needs ski instructor.

Lee Aaker Children

Information will be updated soon.

Lee Aaker Height

He stands at a height of 1,65m.

Lee Aaker Salary

Lee’s salary is estimated to be between $50k to $100k.

Lee Aaker Net Worth

His net worth net worth is estimated to be around $500k.

Lee Aaker Rusty

As Rusty, the boy whose parents were killed by Indians and who was subsequently adopted by a cavalry unit at Fort Apache on the popular adventure The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954)

Lee Aaker Rintintin

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin is an American children’s television program. Beginning in October 1954 until May 1959, 164 episodes originally aired on ABC television network. It starred Lee Aaker as Rusty,

Lee Aaker Still Alive

Aaker is still alive

Lee Aaker Television

In 1953-54, Aaker was among the many child actors who auditioned for the role of “Jeff Miller” on the original 1954 Lassie series, which later aired as Jeff’s Collie. That role went to Tommy Rettig. Two weeks later, Aaker won the role of “Rusty” on The Adventures of Rin-Tin-Tin, co-starring James Brown (1920–1992) as Lieutenant Ripley “Rip” Masters. Aaker and Rettig were friends, and both shows were popular with audiences. The two actors and the two-star dogs appeared together in a photograph used on the cover of the July 2, 1955 issue of TV Guide

Aaker told a newspaper reporter that when he reached the age of 21, the studio producing Rin Tin Tin paid him a $10,000 lump sum and spent the rest of the ‘ 60s traveling around the world ‘ as a kind of flower child. ‘ Unable to find work as an adult actor, Aaker became involved as a producer and later as a carpenter.

Lee Aaker Films

1951- Benjy as Benjy

1952- The Greatest Show on Earth as Boy

Something to Live For as Alternate Boy

My Son John as Boy

The Atomic City as Tommy Addison

No Room for the Groom  as Donovan

O. Henry’s Full House as J. B. Dorset aka Red Chief (The Ransom of Red Chief)

Desperate Search as Don Heldon

Hans Christian Andersen as Little Boy

1953-Jeopardy as Bobby Stilwin

Take Me to Town as Corney Hall

Arena as Teddy Hutchins

Mister Scoutmaster as Arthur

A Lion Is in the Streets as Johnny Briscoe

Hondo as Johnny Lowe

1954-Ride Clear of Diablo as Boy

The Raid as Larry’s Friend

Her Twelve Men as Michael Elliot

Ricochet Romance as Timmy Williams

Destry as Eli Skinner

Black Tuesday as Little Boy

1955- Spin and Marty: The Movie as Russell the Muscle

1956-Bigger Than Life as Joe

1957- The Challenge of Rin Tin Tin

1963- Bye Bye Birdie as Student leader

Lee Aaker Shows

1952-Your Jeweler’s Showcase

1953- Fireside Theatre as Sandy

1953–1954 The Ford Television Theatre as  Tony Evans / Joey

1954- Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

General Electric Theater as Tim Kelly

1955- The Adventures of Spin and Marty on Walt Disney Presents as Russell

The Lone Ranger as Tommy Righter

1953–1955 Letter to Loretta as Jimmy Preston / Myron

1955 Screen Directors Playhouse as Cowhide

1957 The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford as (two Christmas episodes, with Rin Tin Tin)

1957- Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers

1959- The Millionaire as Tommy Spencer

1954–1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin as Rusty

1959 Rescue 8 as Billy

1959–1961 The Donna Reed Show as Walter the Wizard / Kenny

1959–1962 Disneyland as Willy / Chuck Taylor

1960 Make Room For Daddy as Charles Crane

1963 The Lucy Show as Cadet Blake

Lee Aaker Recognition

In 2005, Aaker won the Golden Boot Award as Kids of the West.