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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
 
Burial:
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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-Anonymous
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Tommy,Growing up I often watched Lassie on TV with my brothers and sister...we loved the show and you in it...I will never forget You and Lassie!!
- Patricia Trani
 Added: May. 7, 2014
Better than Timmy!
- Mike and Tony
 Added: May. 3, 2014
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