52 (passed away Aug. 19th, 2010)
Feb. 5th, 1958
Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Christopher Dylan Shea
Child actor Christopher Dylan Shea was born on February 5, 1958 in Los Angeles County, California. He was the older brother of fellow child actors Eric Shea and Stephen Shea. Christopher had a regular part as Joey Starett on the short-lived Western TV series "Shane." Moreover, Shea made guest appearances on episodes of such TV series as "Bonanza," "The Invaders," "Green Acres," and "The Odd Couple." He was best known as the voice of the precocious Linus Van Pelt in a handful of delightful Peanuts TV specials that include the much beloved holiday favorites "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." Christopher lived in Humboldt County in California for over twenty years. Shea died at age 52 from natural causes near his home in Honeydew, California on August 10, 2010; he's survived by his wife Sara Straton and daughters Nicea and Teal Straton-Shea.
Sara Straton (? - 19 August 2010) (his death) 2 children
- Brother of actor 'Eric Shea (I)' (qv).
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