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Christopher Olsen (born September 19, 1946) is a former American child actor.

Christopher Olsen
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Olsen in the trailer of the film Bigger Than Life.
Christopher Robin Olsen

(1946-09-19) September 19, 1946 (age 72)
Years active1948-1960

Olsen is perhaps best known as the kidnapped boy Hank McKenna in The Man Who Knew Too Much. Other roles include The Fastest Gun Alive, with Glenn Ford; Return to Warbow, with Phil Carey; James Mason's son in Bigger Than Life; and Robert Stack's son in The Tarnished Angels.

He also appeared in numerous television series episodes, including Cheyenne, Lassie, The Millionaire, Make Room for Daddy, and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.

Personal lifeEdit

He was born in Los Angeles, California, at Saint Vincent's Hospital.

His youngest sister is Susan Olsen of The Brady Bunch fame, and his older brother is Larry Olsen, who played the title character in the Hal Roach comedy, Curley.


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