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Andrew Tombes

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Also Known As: Andrew J. Tombes Died: May 4, 1976
Born: June 29, 1885 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ashtabula, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ... actor


Andrew Tombes was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Tombes kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Constance Bennett musical comedy "Moulin Rouge" (1934), "Born to Be Bad" (1934) and "Thanks a Million" (1935). He also appeared in "Doubting Thomas" (1935), "King of Burlesque" (1935) and the musical "Stage Struck" (1936) with Dick Powell. His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the comedy adaptation "Louisiana Purchase" (1941) with Bob Hope, the drama "Meet John Doe" (1941) with Gary Cooper and the Jean Hersholt drama "Melody For Three" (1941). He also appeared in "Lady Scarface" (1941). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the David Bruce horror film "The Mad Ghoul" (1943), the comedy "Reveille With Beverly" (1943) with Ann Miller and "Goin' to Town" (1944). He also appeared in the Ella Raines mystery "Phantom Lady" (1944) and "Swing Fever" (1944) with Kay Kyser. Tombes more recently acted in the comedic adaptation "How to Be Very, Very Popular" (1955) with Betty Grable. Tombes passed away in May 1976 at the age of 91.

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