Arthur Space

Best known as Doc Weaver on the long-running family adventure program "Lassie," Arthur Space began his acting career performing in summer stock theater, eventually working his way to Broadway. He made his film debut in ... Read more »
Born: 10/12/1908

Filmography

Actor (25)

Hot Rod 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Alice 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Ma and Pa 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Terror of Dr. Chancey 1974 (Movie)

Wino (Actor)

Frasier, The Sensuous Lion 1973 (Movie)

Dredge (Actor)

It Lives By Night 1973 (Movie)

the Tramp (Actor)

Terror House 1971 (Movie)

Henry (Actor)

The Shakiest Gun in the West 1968 (Movie)

Sheriff Tolliver (Actor)

Timmy and Lassie 1957 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

A Summer Place 1958 (Movie)

Ken's Attorney (Actor)

Day of the Outlaw 1958 (Movie)

Clay (Actor)

Twilight For the Gods 1958 (Movie)

Officer (Actor)

20 Million Miles to Earth 1957 (Movie)

Sharman (Actor)

Lassie 1954 - 1957 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Spirit of St. Louis 1957 (Movie)

Donald Hall (Actor)

A Man Alone 1955 (Movie)

Dr Mason (Actor)

Foxfire 1955 (Movie)

Foley (Actor)

The Spoilers 1955 (Movie)

Bank Manager (Actor)

Yankee Pasha 1954 (Movie)

O'Brien (Actor)

Back to God's Country 1953 (Movie)

Carstairs (Actor)

Confidentially Connie 1953 (Movie)

Archibald (Actor)

Last of the Pony Riders 1953 (Movie)

Jess Hogan (Actor)

Sound Off 1952 (Movie)

Barney Fisher (Actor)

Tomahawk 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Animal Talk (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Best known as Doc Weaver on the long-running family adventure program "Lassie," Arthur Space began his acting career performing in summer stock theater, eventually working his way to Broadway. He made his film debut in 1941 with "Riot Squad," a low-rent thriller. The following year, Space made a big leap, appearing in "Rio Rita" opposite the legendary comedy team Abbott and Costello. He soon built a reputation for his abilities and by the end of the '40s, Space had appeared in nearly 100 films. In the '50s, he branched out into television with a part as a government agent on "The Amos 'n Andy Show." This began a lengthy career in television. By 1954, Space landed the role in the family classic "Lassie," and went on to a number of other popular television programs, including: the crime drama "Perry Mason," the western "The Big Valley," the action comedy "The Wild Wild West" In 1981, Space retired, making his last appearance on the crime drama "Walking Tall." Two years later, he died of cancer, leaving behind an impressive legacy that includes over 260 film and television roles.

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