Canadian-born Lorne Greene began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top newscaster.
He left Canada in the early '50s for a film career in Hollywood, and soon began appearing regularly in television, films and on radio. His greatest successes came in two television series, the long-running western Bonanza, in which he played the patriarch of a wealthy frontier family, and the sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica.
Lorne Green died on September 11, 1987 from pneumonia he contracted after heart surgery.
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