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Jimmy Lydon
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Lydon in 2013
Born May 30, 1923 (1923-05-30) (age 98)
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 1937–1987
Spouse(s) Patricia Pernetti
(m. 1945; div. 19??)
Betty Lou Nedell (m. 1952)
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James J. Lydon (born May 30, 1923) is an American actor and television producer. He was known as a teenage actor during the 1930s.

In 1953, he was cast as Murray in the aviation adventure movie Island in the Sky, starring John Wayne. He also played Biffen Cardoza on the last six episodes of Rocky Jones, Space Ranger in 1954 and made appearances in Lux Video Theatre and The Christophers.

Lydon easily appeared roles in television. He played Chris Thayer on The First Hundred Years. The show was CBS' first daytime soap opera. It was performed live for three seasons of 300 episodes.

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