- Was a newscaster for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during World War II.
- Made his Broadway debut as a radio journalist in The Prescott Proposals in 1953, and his feature-film debut the next year in The Silver Chalice.
- Said he patterned his Bonanza role after his father, a Russian Jewish immigrant who sold orthopedic shoes for a living.
- In 1964, his single "Ringo" (mostly spoken) hit No. 1 on the pop and adult-contemporary charts.
- Was Canada's Man of the Year in 1965 and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1969.
- Was preparing to recreate his Bonanza role in a reunion TV-movie titled Bonanza: The Next Generation, but died shortly before filming began.
- In 2006, became one of the first four entertainers ever to be featured on a Canada Post stamp.
- 1964, Golden Globe — Actor in a Television Series: Nominee
- Daniel Greene — Father
- Gillian Greene-Raimi — Daughter
- Dora Greene — Mother
- Belinda Greene Bennet — Daughter
- Nancy Deale — Wife
- Charles Greene — Son
- Rita Hands — Ex-wife
- Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (BA, 1937)
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