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Tom Coleman (I) (1897–1959)

Tom Coleman was born on January 12, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Thomas Arthur Coleman. He is known for his work on Citizen Kane (1941), It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Notorious (1946). He died on January 28, 1959 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane Man Singing at Inquirer Party
(1941)
It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life Building & Loan Customer
(1946)
Notorious
Notorious Court Stenographer
(1946)
The Killing
The Killing Racetrack Spectator
(1956)

Filmography

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 1958 The True Story of Lynn Stuart
Bailiff at Coroner's Inquest (uncredited)
 1957 Chicago Confidential
Businessman (uncredited)
 1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
Joe - Saloon Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Buster Keaton Story
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1957 Mister Cory
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 Top Secret Affair
Houseman (uncredited)
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Bartender
- Land Beyond the Law (1957) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1956 The Best Things in Life Are Free
Party Waiter (uncredited)
 1956 The Killing
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
 1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series)
Townmsan
- The Old Champ (1956) ... Townmsan (uncredited)
 1955 The Spoilers
Saloon Patron (uncredited)
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Saloon Patron (uncredited)
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1955 Illegal
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1955 The McConnell Story
Officer (uncredited)
 1955 An Annapolis Story
Football Game Spectator (uncredited)
 1955 The Big Tip Off
Baseball Game Spectator (uncredited)
 1955 Six Bridges to Cross
Bit (uncredited)
 1954 So You Want to Know Your Relatives (Short)
Co-Worker (uncredited)
 1954 Four Guns to the Border
Townsman (uncredited)
 1954 Loophole
Bank Examiner (uncredited)
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1953 The All American
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Detective (uncredited)
 1953 The Caddy
Golf Spectator (uncredited)
 1953 Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Observer in Park (uncredited)
 1953 No Escape
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1953 The Desert Song
Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Barber (uncredited)
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
Reporter (uncredited)
 1953 Rogue's March
Soldier on Ship (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Museum Patron
- Mystery in Wax (1953) ... Museum Patron (uncredited)
 1952 My Pal Gus
Man at Bar (uncredited)
 1952 The Blazing Forest
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1952 Holiday for Sinners
Passerby on Street (uncredited)
 1952 Hold That Line
Football Fan Spectator (uncredited)
 1952 Something to Live For
Bartender (uncredited)
 1952 About Face
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
Rodeo Judge (uncredited)
 1951 Journey Into Light
Parishioner (uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Man at Toby's Eulogy (uncredited)
 1951 Criminal Lawyer
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Ringside Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Tomorrow Is Another Day
Dance Hall Bouncer (uncredited)
 1951 The Fat Man
Guard (uncredited)
 1951 I Was a Communist for the FBI
Communist Goon Agitator (uncredited)
 1951 Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
Dugan Detective School Graduate (uncredited)
 1951 Inside Straight
Broker (uncredited)
 1951 Storm Warning
Townsman at Recreation Center (uncredited)
 1950 Sierra Passage
Bartender (uncredited)
 1950 Under Mexicali Stars
Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1950 Blues Busters
Bartender (uncredited)
 1950 I'll Get By
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1950 Edge of Doom
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1950 The Men
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1950 The Great Jewel Robber
Policeman (uncredited)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Detective at Staff Meeting (uncredited)
 1950 Rocketship X-M
Reporter (uncredited)
 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Sports Board Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 Lucky Losers
Bartender (uncredited)
 1950 Kill the Umpire
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1950 The Yellow Cab Man
Accident Witness (uncredited)
 1950 Killer Shark
Seaman (uncredited)
 1950 Woman in Hiding
Plant Worker (uncredited)
 1950 Chain Lightning
Officer at Test Flight (uncredited)
 1949 A Kiss for Corliss
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Railbird (uncredited)
 1949 All the King's Men
Man tearing down poster (uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Newspaperman at Desk (uncredited)
 1949 White Heat
Court Officer (uncredited)
 1949 Sword in the Desert
Guard (uncredited)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 The Window
Cop Carrying Stretcher (uncredited)
 1949 The Fountainhead
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 Not Wanted
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Alimony
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 The Undercover Man
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1949 A Woman's Secret
Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 Trouble Makers
Customer in Louie's / Passerby (uncredited)
 1948 Strike It Rich
Oilman (uncredited)
 1948 Superman
Government Agent (uncredited)
 1948 The Velvet Touch
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1948 Shanghai Chest
Mortuary Owner (uncredited)
 1948 Jinx Money
Man from Orphanage (uncredited)
 1948 So This Is New York
Race Track Spectator (uncredited)
 1948 Fighting Father Dunne
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)
 1948 Smart Woman
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1948 Devil's Cargo
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1948 Angels' Alley
Warehouse Watchman (uncredited)
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth
Treasury Agent in Ship's Galley (uncredited)
 1947 The Senator Was Indiscreet
Politico (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Lillian Russell Fan (uncredited)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 The Judge Steps Out
Restaurant Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Passerby on Street (uncredited)
 1947 Where There's Life
An O'Brien (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1947 Riff-Raff
Man in Hallway (uncredited)
 1947 Hollywood Barn Dance
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1947 New Orleans
Musician (uncredited)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
 1946 The Locket
Police Stenotypist (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Mr. Carroll (uncredited)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Decoy
Trucker at Roadside Inn (uncredited)
 1946 Spook Busters
Police Captain Ryan (uncredited)
 1946 Notorious
Court Stenographer (uncredited)
 1946 Below the Deadline
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1946 My Pal Trigger
Cowboy at Auction (uncredited)
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Reporter in Utility Office (uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Noisy (Short)
Baseball Spectator (uncredited)
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Cop (uncredited)
 1946 Little Giant
Man in Stockton Office (uncredited)
 1946 Three Strangers
Pub Patron (uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Gal
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 George White's Scandals
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Photographer (uncredited)
 1945 Bewitched
Juror (uncredited)
 1945 Those Endearing Young Charms
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Zombies on Broadway
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
 1945 Two O'Clock Courage
Waiter (uncredited)
 1944 Pick-Up (Short)
Soldier in Club (uncredited)
 1944 The Big Bonanza
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Murder, My Sweet
Police Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Affair
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Boat Captain (uncredited)
 1943 His Butler's Sister
Park Avenue Doorman (uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Troop Ship Survivor (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
Union Trooper (uncredited)
 1943 Back from the Front (Short)
Military officer (uncredited)
 1942 The Devil with Hitler (Short)
Gestapo Officer (uncredited)
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Marine (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Man's Lady
Spectator at Dedication (uncredited)
 1942 Brooklyn Orchid
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Steel Against the Sky
Man in Office (uncredited)
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
Cop (uncredited)
 1941 You'll Never Get Rich
Soldier (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
 1941 Buck Privates
Army Officer (uncredited)
 1940 Kitty Foyle
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1940 Captain Caution
Sailor (uncredited)
 1940 Irene
Diner Patron (uncredited)
 1940 The House Across the Bay
Café Patron (uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th
Wounded Soldier in Parade Car (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Miner at Colliery (uncredited)
 1939 Allegheny Uprising
One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
 1939 Smashing the Money Ring
Gambler (uncredited)
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone
Corporal (uncredited)
 1939 The Girl from Mexico
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Squadron of Honor
Legionnaire Commander (uncredited)
 1937 In Old Chicago
Hub Patron (uncredited)
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
Doubledecker Bus Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Sports Commentator (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Thomas Coleman
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Trivia:

He was a former undertaker, associated with C.H. Jordan and Company in Chicago, Illinois.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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