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David Stollery

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   David John Stollery, III (born January 18, 1941, in Los Angeles, California), is a former American child actor and, as an adult, a noted industrial designer. He appeared in numerous Disney movies and television programs in the 1950s. He is best known for his teenage role as the loner "Marty" in the television serials Spin and Marty on the Mickey Mouse Club in the mid-1950s. At the age of seven, he was named "Child Actor of the Year" for his role in the Broadway production On Borrowed Time. He then appeared in several films, including A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court in 1949 and Where Danger Lives in 1950. In the early 1950s, Stollery appeared in various television programs, including I Love Lucy, Dragnet, My Friend Irma, The Red Skelton Show, and The Ray Milland Show. It was on the latter program, in the role of "The Prodigy", that Walt Disney took notice of his acting and had the 14-year old signed to a Disney Studio contract for the lead character of "Marty Markham" in the Spin and Marty serials televised on the Mickey Mouse Club between 1955 and 1957.  In 2000, Stollery and Tim Considine, his co-star in the Spin and Marty serials, made cameo appearances in The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior, a made-for-TV movie on the ABC network. A DVD version of the Adventures of Spin & Marty was released in December 2005 as part of the fifth wave of the Walt Disney Treasures series. On the 50th anniversary of the serial's premiere, Stollery and Considine (who are nineteen days apart in age) are interviewed by Leonard Maltin as a DVD bonus feature about their experiences filming the hit series. After his teenage years, Stollery decided not to continue acting as a fulltime career. He studied design at the Art Center College of Design, then became an automobile designer with General Motors and later Toyota. At Toyota, he designed the second generation A40 Series Toyota Celica in 1978. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Stollery, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 18, 1941 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Peggy 1950-07-01
Latest Project:
Movie The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior 2000-08-13
Known For
Poster of The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior
Poster of Ten Who Dared
Poster of Storm Fear
Poster of The Mickey Mouse Club
Movie The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior Original Marty 2000-08-13
Movie Ten Who Dared Andrew 'Andy' Hall 1960-11-01
Movie Westward Ho, The Wagons! Dan Thompson 1956-12-20
Series The Mickey Mouse Club Self 1955-10-03
Movie Storm Fear David 1955-12-16
Movie Her Twelve Men Jeff Carlin 1954-08-11
Movie Jack and the Beanstalk Donald Larkin 1952-04-07
Movie Darling, How Could You! Cosmo 1951-08-08
Series I Love Lucy Timmy Hudson (uncredited) 1951-10-15
Movie Tales of Robin Hood Robin as a Boy 1951-12-21
Movie Peggy Little Boy in Library 1950-07-01
Movie Where Danger Lives Dickie - Boy Patient (uncredited) 1950-11-16