|Our favorite furry, feathered and feisty animal actors
By Barbara Card Atkinson
Special to MSN TV
The first "Lassie" TV series ran
for a whopping 19 seasons. The iconic Collie was actually portrayed by six
different males; males shed less and tend to be larger, letting child actors
look small next to them for longer. Virtually every "Lassie" actor is a
descendant of Pal, the original star of six "Lassie" movies, and each one has
had the same distinctive markings. Variety named Lassie as one of the 100
Icons of All Time -- "she" was the only animal who made the list.
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