Tom Neal

Tom Neal
1914 - 1972

Tom Neal  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Tom Neal was previously married to Gale Bennett (1960 - 1965), Patricia Marie Fenton (1956 - 1958) and Vicky Lane (1948 - 1950).

Tom Neal was in relationships with Barbara Payton (1951 - 1953) and Jean Parker (1937 - 1939).


American Actor Tom Neal was born Thomas Carroll Neal Jr. on 28th January, 1914 in Evanston, Illinois, USA and passed away on 7th Aug 1972 North Hollywood, California, USA aged 58. He is most remembered for Detour (1945); and his off-screen exploits. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Tom Neal is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Los Angeles, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 1 year, 11 months 1 year, 10 months 1 year, 10 months
Married3 5 years, 11 months 4 years, 5 months 2 years, 2 months
Total5 5 years, 11 months 3 years, 5 months 1 year, 10 months


First Name Thomas
Middle Name Carroll
Last Name Neal Jr.
Full Name at Birth Thomas Carroll Neal Jr.
Alternative Name Thomas Neal, Tom Neal, Thomas Carroll Neal Jr., Tom
Age 58 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th January, 1914
Birthplace Evanston, Illinois, USA
Died 7th August, 1972
Place of Death North Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Chapel Of The Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Build Athletic
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Detour (1945); and his off-screen exploits
Year(s) Active 1938-1959, 1935-1959, 1935–1959
Associated People Ann Savage

Thomas Carroll Neal Jr. (January 28, 1914 – August 7, 1972) was an American actor and successful amateur boxer best known for his costarring role in the critically lauded film Detour, for having a widely publicized affair with actress Barbara Payton, and for later being convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter.

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Partner Comparison

Tom Neal58 AquariusActor
Gale Bennett-
Patricia Marie Fenton-
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
Vicky Lane57 TaurusActress
Jean Parker90 LeoActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TomMale14th March, 195764 years oldPatricia Marie Fenton


The Last Hurrah1958Tom (uncredited)Movie
Mike Hammer1958Luke LundTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Johnny RenoTV Show
A Time to Live1954PaulTV Show
The Great Jesse James Raid1953Arch ClementsMovie
Gang Busters1952William Harlan CrainTV Show
G.I. Jane1951Timothy R. 'Tim' RawlingsMovie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951Lash CorbyTV Show
Boston Blackie1951DannyTV Show
Danger Zone1951Edgar Spadely (2nd Episode)Movie
Fingerprints Don't Lie1951Prosecuting AttorneyShort Film
Let's Go Navy!1951JoeMovie
All That I Have1951Bert GraysonMovie
Navy Bound1951Joe MorelliMovie
Stop That Cab1951LeftyMovie
Valparaiso Story, The1951Movie
Racket Squad1950TV Show
The Gene Autry Show1950Buck, Animal Abuser, Henchman BreezyTV Show
I Shot Billy the Kid1950Charley BowdryMovie
King of the Bullwhip1950BensonMovie
Radar Secret Service1950Mickey MoranMovie
Call of the Klondike1950Tom MalloryMovie
The Daltons' Women1950MayorMovie
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance1950Gordon RogersMovie
Train to Tombstone1950Dr. WilloughbyMovie
The Du Pont Story1950Alfred V. du PontMovie
Hollywood Theatre Time1950TV Show
Red Desert1949John WilliamsMovie
Bruce Gentry1949Bruce GentryMovie
Amazon Quest1949Thomas Dekker Jr.Movie
Apache Chief1949Lieutenant BrownMovie
Beyond Glory1948Capt. Henry Jason DanielsMovie
The Hat Box Mystery1947Russ AshtonShort Film
The Case of the Baby Sitter1947Russ AshtonShort Film
The Brute Man1946Clifford ScottMovie
Blonde Alibi1946Rick LaveryMovie
My Dog Shep1946District Attorney HerrickMovie
Crime, Inc.1945Jim RileyMovie
Detour1945Al RobertsMovie
Club Havana1945Bill PorterMovie
First Yank Into Tokyo1945Major Steve RossMovie
The Racket Man1944Matt BensonMovie
The Unwritten Code1944Sgt. Terry HunterMovie
Two-Man Submarine1944Jerry EvansMovie
Thoroughbreds1944Rusty CurtisMovie
Air Force1943Marine (uncredited)Movie
Behind the Rising Sun1943Taro SekiMovie
No Time for Love1943Sandhog (uncredited)Movie
There's Something About a Soldier1943Wally WilliamsMovie
Good Luck, Mr. Yates1943Charlie EdmondsMovie
The Rear Gunner1943Instructor SergeantShort Film
Klondike Kate1943Jefferson BraddockMovie
She Has What It Takes1943Roger RutledgeMovie
Bowery at Midnight1942Frankie MillsMovie
China Girl1942Capt. Haynes (uncredited)Movie
Flying Tigers1942ReardonMovie
Ten Gentlemen from West Point1942Cadet (uncredited)Movie
The Pride of the Yankees1942Fraternity Boy (uncredited)Movie
One Thrilling Night1942Frankie SaxtonMovie
Jungle Girl1941Jack StantonMovie
The Miracle Kid1941Jimmy ConleyMovie
Under Age1941Rocky StoneMovie
Top Sergeant Mulligan1941Don LewisMovie
Wings of Steel1941Short Film
Flight Command1940Hell Cat (uncredited)Movie
Sky Murder1940Steve - PilotMovie
The Courageous Dr. Christian1940Dave WilliamsMovie
Jack Pot1940Frank WatsonShort Film
Rodeo Dough1940Tom Neal - Announcer at RodeoShort Film
Another Thin Man1939FreddieMovie
Four Girls in White1939Dr. PhillipsMovie
Honolulu1939Ambulance Intern (uncredited)Movie
6,000 Enemies1939RansomMovie
Burn 'Em Up O'Connor1939'Hank' HoganMovie
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President1939Johnny CrusperMovie
Stronger Than Desire1939Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Within the Law1939Richard GilderMovie
Help Wanted1939Joe DanielsShort Film
Money to Loan1939Ambulance Intern (uncredited)Short Film
Prophet Without Honor1939Matthew Fontaine Maury (uncredited)Short Film
They All Come Out1939Joe Z. CameronMovie
Out West with the Hardys1938Aldrich BrownMovie
The Great Heart1938Father Damian (uncredited)Short Film
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wjerryzwjerryzJan 29, 2017

This bird has a lot of baggage.

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