Sean Marshall (actor)
June 19, 1965 |
Canoga Park, Los Angeles
Sean Marshall (born June 19, 1965) is an American former actor and singer who started acting in 1971 at the age of 6. He was in more than ten movies including The Deadly Trackers, The New Adventures of Heidi, Jimmy Valentines Second Chance, and the Disney animated film The Small One, but he is most commonly known for playing the protagonist Pete in the 1977 Disney movie Pete's Dragon for which he earned a gold record. He also starred in two television series The Fitzpatricks which aired in 1977-78 for 13 episodes and The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove, which aired in 1978 for 9 episodes. Marshall was a guest star in many of the popular series of his time including Kung Fu, Emergency!, Code R, The Carol Burnett Show, and The Tony Orlando and Dawn Show to name a few. Marshall was also a prolific TV commercial, radio, print and stage actor during his short seven years in the entertainment industry.
In 1978 Marshall left the entertainment industry to pursue an education at Notre Dame College Preparatory. In 1983 he received a congressional appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York In 1987 he graduated with a B.S. in Marine Transportation and an officers appointment in the U.S. Maritime Service, and the U.S. Naval Reserve. He now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- The Deadly Trackers (1973) — Kevin Kilpatrick
- Pete's Dragon (1977) — Pete
- The Fitzpatricks (1977) — Max Fitzpatrick
- The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove (1978) — Michael Mackenzie
- The Small One (1978) — Boy (voice)
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