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Ted Donaldson

Boy actor

Born - 20 August 1933, New York City, USA
Died - 1 March 2023

Likeable, sandy-haired, pudge-faced Hollywood child player, an actor from the age of eight when he entertained with a magic act. Apart from one or two notable 'A' film appearances, he made a whole series of family films about a boy and his talented dog Rusty: Mr Winkle Goes to War (1944), Once Upon a Time (1944), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945), A Guy, a Gal, a Pal (1945), Adventures of Rusty (1945), The Return of Rusty (1946), Personality Kid (1946), For the Love of Rusty (1947), The Red Stallion (1947), The Son of Rusty (1947), Pal's Adventure (1948), My Dog Rusty (1948), Rusty Leads the Way (1948), The Decision of Christopher Blake (1948), Rusty Saves a Life (1949), The Green Promise (1949), Rusty's Birthday (1950), Phone Call from a Stranger (1952) and Flight Nurse (1953), his last. In later years, he taught acting as well as running a Hollywood bookstore. He died following a fall.