Eddie Firestone

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Eddie Firestone
Born (1920-12-11)December 11, 1920
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died March 1, 2007(2007-03-01) (aged 86)
Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.
Cause of death
respiratory and heart failure
Nationality United States
Years active 1949-1990

Eddie Firestone (December 11, 1920 – March 1, 2007) was a United States radio, television, and film actor.

An early success was in the title role of radio's That Brewster Boy, which he left in 1943, during World War II, to join the United States Marine Corps. At the time, he was billed as Eddie Firestone Jr.

Firestone appeared in several roles on the popular Western television series Bonanza, as well as in Walt Disney's feature film The Great Locomotive Chase. He also appeared on Perry Mason in the 1962 episode, "The Case of the "Dodging Domino," the 1963 episode, "The Case of the Decadent Dean," and the 1964 episode, "The Case of the Place Called Midnight." He guest-starred in "Prosecutor," the premiere episode of The Silent Force, in 1970. In 1976 he starred in a Rockford Files episode Feeding Frenzy.

Firestone is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.

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