Tom Ewell (born Samuel Yewell Tompkins) was an American stage, screen, and television actor.

Tom Ewell (born Samuel Yewell Tompkins) was an American stage, screen, and television actor.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1909-04-29

Day of Death 1994-09-12

Place of Birth Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

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Also Known As

  • Samuel Yewell Tompkins
  • Tommy Ewell

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone as Richard Sherman (archive footage)
2006 Billy Wilder Speaks
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1983 Easy Money as Scrappleton
1981 Best of the West (22 episodes)
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
1979 Eischied (1 episode)
1979 Tropic of Desire as Hadley Crabtree
1979 Return of the Mod Squad as cook
1978 Flying High (1 episode)
1978 Taxi (1 episode)
1975 Promise Him Anything as Judge
1975 Baretta (2 episodes)
1972 They Only Kill Their Masters as Walter
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode) as Harry Butler
1972 To Find a Man as Dr. Hargrove
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? as Billy Joe Davis
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1963 Marilyn
1962 State Fair as Abel Frake
1962 Tender Is the Night as Abe North
1960 The Tom Ewell Show (32 episodes)
1958 A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed as Max Rutgers
1956 The Girl Can't Help It as Tom Miller
1956 The Great American Pastime as Bruce Hallerton
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (2 episodes)
1956 The Lieutenant Wore Skirts as Gregory Whitcomb
1955 Playwrights '56 (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1955 The Seven Year Itch as Richard Sherman
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Lost in Alaska as Nugget Joe McDermott
1952 Finders Keepers as Tiger Kipps
1951 Up Front as Willie
1950 Mr. Music as 'Cupcake' Haggerty
1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines as Jim Mitchell
1950 A Life of Her Own as Tom Caraway
1950 Your Show of Shows (2 episodes)
1950 What's My Line? (1 episode) as Himself - Mystery Guest
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 Adam's Rib as Warren Attinger
1949 Lights Out (1 episode)
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1947 Paramount Pacemaker: Babies, They're Wonderful
1941 Desert Bandit as Texas Ranger Ordway
1940 They Knew What They Wanted as New Hired Hand

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