Tom Ewell

Tom Ewell
1909 - 1994

Tom Ewell  American Actor


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Tom Ewell was previously married to Marjorie Sanborn (1948 - 1994) and Judith Abbott (1946 - 1947).


American Actor Tom Ewell was born Samuel Yewell Tompkins on 29th April, 1909 in Owensboro, Kentucky,USA and passed away on 12th Sep 1994 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California aged 85. He is most remembered for Seven Year Itch. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Tom Ewell was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Jayne Mansfield in The Girl Can't Help It (1956) and Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch (1955).

Tom Ewell is a member of the following lists: Donaldson Award winners, Male actors from Kentucky and 20th-century American male actors.


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Married2 47 years, 8 months 24 years, 10 months 2 years
Total2 47 years, 8 months 24 years, 10 months 2 years


First Name Samuel
Middle Name Yewell
Last Name Tompkins
Full Name at Birth Samuel Yewell Tompkins
Alternative Name Tom Ewell
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th April, 1909
Birthplace Owensboro, Kentucky,USA
Died 12th September, 1994
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Height 5' 10¾" (180 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Seven Year Itch
Year(s) Active 1928–1986

Tom Ewell (April 29, 1909 – September 12, 1994) was an American actor. His most successful and arguably most identifiable role is of Richard Sherman in The Seven Year Itch which he played on both the Broadway stage (1952-1954) and in the 1955 Hollywood film. He played in several other light comedies in the 1950s, though he preferred to work on the stage.

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Tom Ewell85 TaurusActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Tom JrMaleMarjorie Sanborn


Murder, She Wrote1984Josh CorbinTV Show
Easy Money1983ScrappletonMovie
Terror at Alcatraz1982JohnsonTV Movie
Best of the West1981Doc KullensTV Show
The Return of Mod Squad1979CookTV Movie
Eischied1979SuperTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Earl TendermeyerTV Show
Butterflies in Heat1979Hadley CrabtreeMovie
Flying High1978WilliamsTV Show
Taxi1978Dr. RichmondTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Burt 'Fingers' LoneganTV Show
Baretta1975Billy TrumanTV Show
Promise Him Anything1975JudgeTV Movie
The Great Gatsby1974Mourner (uncredited)Movie
Mystery of the Week1973LebowTV Show
They Only Kill Their Masters1972WalterMovie
To Find a Man1972Dr. HargroveMovie
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972Harry ButlerTV Show
Alias Smith and Jones1971Deputy TreadwellTV Show
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came1970Billy Joe DavisMovie
The Governor & J.J.1969CharleyTV Show
The Name of the Game1968District Attorney SimpsonTV Show
Columbia Musical Travelark: Wonders of Kentucky1968Colonel TomMovie
Summer Fun1966TV Show
Burke's Law1963Leander ClementTV Show
State Fair1962Abel FrakeMovie
Tender Is the Night1962Abe NorthMovie
The Virginian1962Hoy ValentineTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Congressman Albert HigginsTV Show
The Tom Ewell Show1960Tom PotterTV Show
A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed1958Max RutgersMovie
Wagon Train1957Hector HeathertonTV Show
The Girl Can't Help It1956Tom MillerMovie
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts1956Gregory WhitcombMovie
The Great American Pastime1956Bruce HallertonMovie
The Seven Year Itch1955Richard Sherman (as Tommy Ewell)Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Albert PelhamTV Show
Playwrights '561955William BinghamTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Earl CarletonTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953John Emmet OwensTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Barney HendersonTV Show
Lost in Alaska1952Nugget Joe McDermottMovie
Back at the Front1952WillieMovie
Finders Keepers1952Tiger KippsMovie
Search for Tomorrow1951Sheriff Bill Lang (1972)TV Show
Up Front1951WillieMovie
Cosmopolitan Theatre1951TV Show
A Life of Her Own1950Tom CarawayMovie
American Guerrilla in the Philippines1950Jim MitchellMovie
Mr. Music1950HaggertyMovie
Danger1950TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
The Billy Rose Show1950TV Show
How Green Is My Spinach1950Man in Audience (uncredited)Short Film
Rhumba Seat, The1950TomMovie
Adam's Rib1949Warren AttingerMovie
NBC Presents1949TV Show
The Football Fan1949Tom - The Football FanShort Film
Southward Ho Ho!1949TomMovie
Paramount Pacemaker No. K9-1: Caribbean Capers1949Tom the TouristMovie
Actor's Studio1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Willie MasonTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Stephen BrewsterTV Show
Paramount Pacemaker: Babies, They're Wonderful1947HaroldShort Film
Lights Out1946Charlie DromeTV Show
Back in the Saddle1941Fight Spectator (uncredited)Movie
Desert Bandit1941Ordway - Texas RangerMovie
They Knew What They Wanted1940New Hired Hand (uncredited)Movie
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