Tommy Noonan (I) (1921–1968)


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Slim, often bespectacled comedy performer Tommy Noonan (born Thomas Patrick Noone) started off in experimental theater alongside his half-brother, actor John Ireland, who went on to have an enviable career of his own. The actor then launched his own repertory theatre back in his home state in the early 1940s. His career was interrupted by a stint ... See full bio »

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A Star Is Born Danny McGuire
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(1956)

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 1967 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Johnny Clark
- A Visit from Aunt Bee (1967) ... Johnny Clark
 1967 Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers
Bird-Dog Berrigan
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Jolly Jackson
- Batman's Waterloo (1967) ... Jolly Jackson
 1966 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Bob Jonley
- A Real Nice Time (1966) ... Bob Jonley
 1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest Comedian
- Episode #4.20 (1966) ... Guest Comedian
 1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
George Randolph
- Tell Me in English (1965) ... George Randolph
 1963 Promises..... Promises!
Jeff Brooks
 1963 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Howard
 1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Ceasar
- Of Mouth and Men (1963) ... Ceasar
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Lincoln Wheeler
- The Free Wheelers (1962) ... Lincoln Wheeler
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Charlie Hatch
- The Case of the Crying Comedian (1961) ... Charlie Hatch
 1961 Swingin' Along
Freddy
 1959 The Rookie
Pvt. Thomas Patrick 'Tommy' Noonan / Japanese Submarine Sailor
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Jim Hayes
- Millionaire Jim Hayes (1959) ... Jim Hayes
 1957 The Girl Most Likely
Buzz
 1956 Bundle of Joy
Freddie Miller
 1956 The Best Things in Life Are Free
Carl Frisbee
 1956 The Ambassador's Daughter
Cpl. Al O'Connor
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Tommy
- Glamour Doll (1956) ... Tommy
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
Bob
- Strange Little Stranger (1955) ... Bob
 1955 How to Be Very, Very Popular
Eddie Jones
 1955 Violent Saturday
Harry Reeves, Bank Manager
 1954 A Star Is Born
Danny McGuire (as Tom Noonan)
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Gus Esmond Jr.
 1951 Starlift
Tommy Noonan (as part of Noonan and Marshall) (uncredited)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker
Young Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 F.B.I. Girl
Television Act (as Tom Noonan)
 1950 Holiday Rhythm
Surgeon (as Tom Noonan)
 1950 The Return of Jesse James
Charlie Ford (as Tom Noonan)
 1949 Adam's Rib
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Battleground
G.I. Straggler (uncredited)
 1949 Trapped
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1949 Let There Be Stars (TV Series)
- Pilot (1949) ... (as Tom Noonan)
 1949 The Set-Up
Masher on Street (uncredited)
 1949 I Cheated the Law
Sad Sam Carney (as Tom Noonan)
 1949 I Shot Jesse James
Charles Ford (as Tom Noonan)
 1948 Jungle Patrol
Lt. 'Ham' Hamilton (as Tom Noonan)
 1948 Open Secret
Bob - Barfly (as Tom Noonan)
 1947 For You I Die
Stick-Up Man (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Joe
Elevator Boy (uncredited)
 1947 Riffraff
First Down-and-Outer at Cabaret (uncredited)
 1947 Born to Kill
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1947 A Likely Story
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1947 The Big Fix
Andy Rawlins (as Tom Noonan)
 1947 Lost Honeymoon
Roughneck (uncredited)
 1947 Beat the Band
Toby (uncredited)
 1947 Follow That Music (Short) (as Tom Noonan)
 1946 Vacation in Reno
War Surplus Outlet Employee (uncredited)
 1946 Criminal Court
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Crack-Up
Bonbon Vendor (uncredited)
 1946 Step by Step
Counterman (uncredited)
 1946 The Bamboo Blonde
Art Department (as Tom Noonan)
 1946 Wall Street Blues (Short)
Spinning Portrait Gag (uncredited)
 1946 The Truth About Murder
Jonesy (as Tom Noonan)
 1946 Bedlam
1st Stonemason (uncredited)
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
Zang (as Tom Noonan)
 1946 From This Day Forward
Maxie - Refreshment Stand Counterman (uncredited)
 1946 Riverboat Rhythm
Colonial Hotel Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Dick Tracy
Johnny Moko (uncredited)
 1945 The Big Beef (Short)
Steer Delivery Boy (as Tom Noonan)
 1945 George White's Scandals
Joe (uncredited)
 1945 Beware of Redheads (Short)
Doctor's Assistant (as Tom Noonan)
 1945 What, No Cigarettes? (Short)
Cigarette Vendor
 1938 Boys Town
Red (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: How to Make a Man. Written by William Welch. Based on a story by Clifford D. Simak. Electronic Sound Composition: Bruce Haack. Directed by Eddie Bracken. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 2 Feb 1961- 11 Feb 1961 (12 performances). Cast: Barbara Britton (as "Grace Knight"), Vicki Cummings (as "Harriet Lee") [final Broadway role], Michael... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Noonan and Marshall | Tom Noonan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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His widow, Pokie, died April 7, 2009. She had outlived all four of her husbands. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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