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Sid Tomack (1907–1962)

Sid Tomack was born on September 8, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Life of Riley (1949), A Double Life (1947) and Hollow Triumph (1948). He died on November 12, 1962 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The Life of Riley
The Life of Riley Jim Gillis / Gillis
A Double Life
A Double Life Wigmaker
Hollow Triumph
Hollow Triumph Artell - Manager
Living It Up
Living It Up Master of Ceremonies


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 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
- The Inheritance (1962) ... Toby (as Sidney Tomack)
 1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Willie Piper
- Birth of a Song (1961) ... Willie Piper
 1961 Sail a Crooked Ship
 1961 King of Diamonds (TV Series)
- The Wizard of Ice (1961) ... Bergen
 1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Henry James
- Little Augie (1961) ... Henry James
 1961 The Ladies Man
Druggist (scenes deleted)
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series)
- Pageant Show (1961) ... Hibbs
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
- End of a Titan (1961)
 1958-1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Rudi Tripp / Night Clerk / Victor Kowalski
- The Case of the Envious Editor (1961) ... Rudi Tripp
- The Case of the Lucky Legs (1959) ... Night Clerk
- The Case of the Rolling Bones (1958) ... Victor Kowalski
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
- Gladys Rents the House (1961) ... Manny
 1960 The Wackiest Ship in the Army
Arthur, Bartender at Kangaroo Club (uncredited)
 1960 Dan Raven (TV Series)
- Amateur Night (1960) ... Abbott
 1960 Wake Me When It's Over
Sam - Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 Last Train from Gun Hill
Roomer (uncredited)
 1958-1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- The Ideal Wife (1959) ... Mac
- The Male Ego (1958) ... Mac
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Small Man (uncredited)
 1958 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
- It's a Dog's Life (1958) ... Herman
- Governess for a Day (1958) ... Herman
 1958 The Space Children
Reporter Dan Wicks (uncredited)
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Harry / Dick Harrison (uncredited)
 1952-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Harman the Great / Eddie Perkins / Curtis / ...
- Three in One (1958) ... Harman the Great
- Blackmail (1956) ... Eddie Perkins
- Clark Kent, Outlaw (1955) ... Curtis
- The Defeat of Superman (1953) ... Ruffles (as Sid Tomak)
- The Secret of Superman (1952) ... Undercover Police Detective (uncredited)
 1955-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Barber / Third Clown
- Thousand Dollar Gun (1957) ... Barber
- The Clown (1955) ... Third Clown
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- The Fighter (1957) ... Petey
 1957 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Larry the Longshot
- The Penthouse (1957) ... Larry the Longshot
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Harbor Patrol (1957) ... George
 1957 Spring Reunion
Caterer (uncredited)
 1956 The Opposite Sex
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
 1956 These Wilder Years
Jess, the Bartender (uncredited)
 1956 That Certain Feeling
Shooting Gallery Proprietor (uncredited)
 1956 Fury (TV Series)
- Wonder Horse (1956)
 1956 The People's Choice (TV Series)
Uranium Company President Huckabee
- Sock Strikes It Rich (1956) ... Uranium Company President Huckabee
 1955 My Sister Eileen
Counterman (uncredited)
 1955 The Girl Rush
Victor's Business Manager (uncredited)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Lonely Heart (1955)
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Petersen's Eye (1955)
 1955 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Police Detective
- The Jail Bird (1955) ... Police Detective (uncredited)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Dan - Newspaper Reporter
- Sam (1955) ... Dan - Newspaper Reporter
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Barber College Student
- Red Goes to Barber College (1955) ... Barber College Student
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Herman / Jake Corby
- Come On, Red (1954) ... Herman
- Lucky Tommy Jordan (1954) ... Jake Corby
 1952-1953 My Friend Irma (TV Series)
- Dating Barrington (1953) ... Al
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Harry Lake
 1952 Woman of the North Country
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 Hoodlum Empire
Meyers (uncredited)
 1951 Two Tickets to Broadway
2nd Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1951 Reunion in Reno
Serge Field
 1951 Joe Palooka in Triple Cross
Second Trainer
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler
Emil Gillis - Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1951 Appointment with Danger
Trainman (uncredited)
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
Groom (scenes deleted)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Closeup (1951) ... Clerk
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Bangs (uncredited)
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Closeup (1950) ... Clerk
 1950 Love That Brute
Baldy Louie (uncredited)
 1949-1950 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Jim Gillis / Gillis
- Five Dollar Bill (1950) ... Gillis
- The Banned Book (1950) ... Jim Gillis
- Junior and the Bully (1950) ... Gillis
- Riley's Quarrel (1950) ... Jim Gillis
- South American Job (1950) ... Jim Gillis
 1950 Black Hand
Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
 1949 Side Street
Louie (uncredited)
 1949 Abandoned
Humes - Missing Persons Office Clerk
 1949 The Doctor and the Girl
Mr. Cohen (uncredited)
 1949 House of Strangers
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 Sorrowful Jones
Waiter at Steve's Place (uncredited)
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom
Joe (uncredited)
 1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary
Blane aka Blaney the Dip (uncredited)
 1949 Alias Nick Beal
Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Duke the Fence (uncredited)
 1948 Force of Evil
Two & Two Taylor (uncredited)
 1948 Homicide for Three
Cab Driver
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Artell - Manager
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 My Girl Tisa
 1948 I Love Trouble
Buster Buffin (uncredited)
 1947 A Double Life
 1947 For the Love of Rusty
Moe Hatch
 1947 Framed
Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 Blind Spot
Mike Foster - Bartender
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil
Irikie Bowers
 1944 A Wave, a WAC and a Marine
Sid Tomack - Man in Cab
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Makeup Man (uncredited)
 1940 Forgotten Girls
Reporter (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Sidney Tomack | Sid Tomak

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Balding, tough-looking Brooklyn-born character actor, formerly in vaudeville as part of the song-and-dance team of 'Sid Tomack and the Reis Brothers'. In films from 1940, often as clerks, cabbies or bus drivers. Even more frequently, as second-string hoods - either comic or serious - replete with black suit and white tie. See more »

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