Pal was a Rough Collie who rose to fame for his portrayal of Lassie in the 1943 film “Lassie Come Home” and subsequent Lassie films. Born in 1940, Pal was trained by animal trainer Rudd Weatherwax and became known for his loyalty and intelligence both on and off screen. Pal retired from acting in 1954 and lived out the rest of his life as a beloved family pet.