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Tom Hennesy (1923–2011)


Tom Hennesy began his movie and TV career as a Stuntman and Actor, while he was in college and playing football at USC. Hennesy played the title role in the classic Universal horror film "Revenge Of The Creature" (the sequel to the Creature From The Black Lagoon). Hennesy acted and performed stunts in numerous John Wayne and John Ford films. ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in Malibu, California, USA

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Filmography

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 1972 Squares
Hilly
 1971 Big Jake
Mr. Sweet
 1968 The Green Berets
Soldier (uncredited)
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Poker Player
- Hondo and the Comancheros (1967) ... Poker Player (uncredited)
 1967 The War Wagon
Bartender (uncredited)
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- The Law and Big Annie (1964) ... (as Tom Hennessey)
 1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Clyde Moss
- Taylor's Woman (1962) ... Clyde Moss
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Art
- Cody's Code (1962) ... Art (uncredited)
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
The Familiar
- The Return of Andrew Bentley (1961) ... The Familiar
 1961 The Comancheros
Gordo - Graile's Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Miller Sledge
- The Barefoot Bandit (1961) ... Miller Sledge (as Tom Hennessey)
 1960 North to Alaska
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1960 The Alamo
Bull (uncredited)
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Harry
- Amnesty (1959) ... Harry (as Tom Hennessey)
 1958 The Buccaneer
Pirate (uncredited)
 1958 Onionhead (uncredited)
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Jeff Conley
- Cattle Embargo (1958) ... Jeff Conley
 1956 Further Adventures of Spin and Marty (TV Series)
North Fork Counselor
 1955 The Road to Denver
Man (uncredited)
 1955 Revenge of the Creature
The Gill Man (on land) / Marineland Diver (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Tom / Jack Corey
- The Basketball Star (1955) ... Tom
- Tiger Mulligan (1954) ... Jack Corey
 1955 Prince of Players
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
 1955 The Long Gray Line
Cadet Dotson (uncredited)
 1954 Prince Valiant
Knight (uncredited)
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Board Member (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (25 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tom Hennessey

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Trivia:

Became a teacher, then ran his family's oil production company until its sale in 1991. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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