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Tom Drake (I) (1918–1982)

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), Words and Music (1948) and Raintree County (1957). He was married to Isabelle Dunn. He died on August 11, 1982 in Torrance, California, USA. See full bio »

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Meet Me in St. Louis
Meet Me in St. Louis John Truett
Words and Music
Words and Music Richard 'Dick' Rodgers
Raintree County
Raintree County Bobby Drake
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet Duke Slate


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 1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series)
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
First Neighbor
 1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Hank Desmond
 1976 Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (TV Movie)
Harry Jensen
 1969-1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dave Tillerman / George Appleton / John Kalscheur / ...
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
Fred Wells
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
Ralph Willis
 1975 Cop on the Beat (TV Movie)
The golfer
 1974-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Golfer / Kirk Jackson
 1975 A Matter of Wife... and Death (TV Movie)
Paulie Baker
 1972-1975 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Douglas Hanley / Mr. Wilkinson
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Don Kibbey
 1974 The Spectre of Edgar Allan Poe
Dr. Adam Forrest
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Will Bannister
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Roger Fanshion
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Larry Yates
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Bill Penski
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Paul Glydor
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
John Kalscheur
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Arnold Markham
 1971 City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
General Putnam
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Thompson
 1970 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mr. Corbert
 1970 The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (TV Movie)
Mr. Corbert
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Harrison Brill
 1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
SID Sergeant
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ben Hurley
 1968 Omicidio per vocazione
Inspector Gerard Greville
 1967 Warkill
Phil Sutton
 1967 Red Tomahawk
Bill Kane
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
 1966 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Duke Slate
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Vincent Reed
 1966 The Singing Nun
 1966 Johnny Reno
Joe Conners
 1965 House of the Black Death
Paul Desard
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Pvt. Todd
 1965 Bonanza (TV Series)
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Major Tom Rock / Jordan Payne
 1965 The Sandpiper
Walter Robinson
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Sheriff Dade
 1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
 1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
 1965 Lassie (TV Series)
Wade Banning
 1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Sgt. Lester Curtis
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Cpl. Stephen Agard
 1959-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Mike Keene / Owen Harris / Clifford Towne
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Joe Bomer
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Al Dickens
 1961-1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Walter Allen / Radford Taylor
 1961 Las Vegas Beat (TV Movie)
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
 1961 King of Diamonds (TV Series)
Chris Donohue
 1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
 1961 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Cass Thomas
 1960-1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Trace Dawes / Sheriff Matt Dunsen
 1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
 1960 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Selby Moss
 1959-1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Dr. Sam Burbage / Lou Evans / Frank Judson
 1958-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Johnny Haywood / Victor Kincaid
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Marshall Dave Harmon
 1959-1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Richard Harkens / Cleve Niles
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Jock Underhill
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Rare McCloud
 1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Bill Revere
 1960 Rawhide (TV Series)
Henry Fisher
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Larry McFie
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Tom Mannering
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Dan Weber
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Dr. John Cannon
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Trooper Robert Williams
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Homer Atkins
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Paul Adamson
 1958-1959 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Dr. Clark Evans
 1959 Warlock
Abe McQuown
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Steve Purcell
 1958 Money, Women and Guns
Jess Ryerson
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Clark Sherrell
 1957 Raintree County
Bobby Drake
 1957 Date with Disaster
Miles Harrington
 1957 The Cyclops
Lee Brand
 1953-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Paul / Leonard Vole / Gary Morgan
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Dr. Alan March
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Johnny Mark
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Alfred Johnson / Joe Madden
 1955 Sudden Danger
Wallace Curtis
 1955 Betrayed Women
Jeff Darrell
 1954-1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Alan / Terry Lennox
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
John Black
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. James Everett
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Gaston Clairmont
 1952-1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Fletcher Craig / Colonel Mournay
 1954 My Favorite Husband (TV Series)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
Ben Adams
 1953 Sangaree
Dr. Roy Darby
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
 1951 F.B.I. Girl
Carl Chercourt
 1951 Disc Jockey
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler
Police Sgt. Ed Donovan
 1950-1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Dan Bedell
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Gavin Dishart
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
 1950 The Great Rupert
Peter 'Pete' Dingle
 1949 Scene of the Crime
Det. 'C.C.' Gordon
 1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
Bill Chase
 1948 Words and Music
Richard 'Dick' Rodgers
 1948 Hills of Home
Tammas Milton
 1948 Alias a Gentleman
Johnny Lorgen
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Jamie Wargate
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Matt Cochran
 1947 I'll Be Yours
George Prescott
 1946 Faithful in My Fashion
Jeff Compton
 1946 Courage of Lassie
Sergeant Smitty
 1946 The Green Years
Robert Shannon as a Young Man
 1945 Main Street After Dark
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1945 This Man's Navy
Jess Weaver
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis
John Truett
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Ned Talbot
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair
Bill Rice
 1944 Maisie Goes to Reno
Sgt. William (Bill) Fullerton
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Dying American Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor
Frank Miller
 1943 Northern Pursuit
Heinzmann (uncredited)
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
James Howard at 16 (as Richard Alden)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
Student in Second Classroom Scene (uncredited)
 1940 Our Town
Best Man at Wedding (uncredited)
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