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Tom Gilson (I) (1934–1962)

Tom Gilson was born on January 6, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Peter Gilson. He was an actor, known for Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958), This Rebel Breed (1960) and Young and Wild (1958). He was married to Sandra Edwards. He died on October 6, 1962 in Van Nuys, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Deputy Gilley
- Red Sky Over Bismarck (1963) ... Deputy Gilley
 1962 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Pvt. Barlow
- And the End of Evil Things (1962) ... Pvt. Barlow
- And Cain Cried Out (1962) ... Pvt. Barlow
 1962 Convicts 4
Lefty
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Frank Weiden
- Outlaw's Shoes (1962) ... Frank Weiden
 1959-1962 Lawman (TV Series)
Sam Martin / Rio / Stape - Henchman / ...
- The Youngest (1962) ... Sam Martin
- The Cold One (1961) ... Rio
- The Squatters (1961) ... Stape - Henchman
- The Young Toughs (1959) ... Hoak Barnes
 1959-1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Harmie Sinclair / Duneboy / Tom Mallard
- The Steerer (1962) ... Harmie Sinclair
- The Rival Eye Caper (1961) ... Duneboy
- Conspiracy of Silence (1959) ... Tom Mallard
 1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Boley
- One Evening in Abilene (1962) ... Boley
 1961-1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Dwig Killgore / Claude Baker
- Three for All (1962) ... Dwig Killgore
- The Legend and the Gun (1961) ... Claude Baker
 1960-1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Claude McCracken / Deputy Sheriff Babe Riker
- Day's Pay (1961) ... Claude McCracken
- Alibi for the Scalped Man (1960) ... Deputy Sheriff Babe Riker
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Buck Timmons / Joe Snyder
- Man of Another Breed (1961) ... Buck Timmons
- Bitter Vengeance (1961) ... Joe Snyder
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Marlo
- The Man from Bootstrap (1961) ... Marlo
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Tom
- A Place of Still Waters (1961) ... Tom
 1960-1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Red McCool / First Checker
- No More Pencils - No More Books (1961) ... Red McCool
- Beat the Drum Slowly (1960) ... First Checker
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Jimmy Daniels
- The Cactus Switch (1961) ... Jimmy Daniels
 1960-1961 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Clay / Monty Conroy
- Madame Vengeance (1961) ... Clay
- Backtrack (1960) ... Monty Conroy
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Jocko Dakota
- Dakota Showdown (1960) ... Jocko Dakota
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Billy Paris
- Local Girl (1960) ... Billy Paris
 1959-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Frank / Tooney
- The Looters (1960) ... Frank
- Desert Seed (1959) ... Tooney
 1960 The Crowded Sky
Rob Fermi
 1960 This Rebel Breed
Muscles
 1960 Home from the Hill
John Ellis (uncredited)
 1960 The Threat
Junior
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Kinard
- The Avengers (1960) ... Kinard
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Wes Cooper
- Lonesome Road (1959) ... Wes Cooper
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Toley Galvin
- Secret of Hyacinth Bayou (1959) ... Toley Galvin
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
A / 3c Brannigan
- Operation Big Thunder (1959) ... A / 3c Brannigan
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Corporal Opie
 1958 Young and Wild
Bruce 'Beejay' Phillips
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Elvin Pelvin
- Rock 'n Roll Rookie (1957) ... Elvin Pelvin
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Trivia:

On October 6, Tom's estranged wife shot and killed him in self-defense at her sister's Van Nuys home on October 6, 1962, with a 12-gauge shotgun her brother-in-law gave her for protection. Tom was drunk and in a blind rage at the time and had broken in and threatened to kill her and the children. See more »

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