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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Torrance, California, USA  (lung cancer)
Birth NameAlfred Sinclair Alderdice
Height 5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tom Drake was born on August 5, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alfred Sinclair Alderdice. He was an actor, known for Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), The Sandpiper (1965) and Raintree County (1957). He was married to Isabelle Dunn. He died on August 11, 1982 in Torrance, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Isabelle Dunn (20 February 1945 - 1946) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Under contract to MGM during the war years, he will always be remembered as the wholesome "boy next door" that Judy Garland sings about in the musical classic Meet Me in St. Louis (1944).
Known as Buddy to family and friends.
Half Scottish, half Norwegian.
Rejected for military service due to a heart murmur.
Sidelined in his later years as a second hand car salesman.

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