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Tommy Rettig
Original name: Thomas Noel Rettig
Birth: Dec. 10, 1941
Jackson Heights
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1996

Actor. Best remembered for his role of 'Jeff Miller on the "Lassie" television series from 1954 to 1957. He appeared in numerous films throughout the 1950s, including "The River of No Return" with Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe and the cult classic "The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T." After high school, he was unsuccessful at returning to a career in acting and worked at a variety of jobs before discovering his talent for computer programming. He was one of the designers of dBASE III, started his own software company and wrote several computer software handbooks becoming highly respected in the computer field. He made an appearance on "The New Lassie" as the adult 'Jeff Miller' teaching Lassie to use the computer. (bio by: O'side Native) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Ashes Scattered at Sea
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 29, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8329
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Tommy I grew up watching Lassy and you and just loved the shows. and guess what METV is playing the shows again here i Bartlett IL at 6pm Great memories. RIP tommy
- scott ranallo
 Added: Sep. 2, 2014

- Suzy E.
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014

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