Tom Kennedy


Tom Kennedy

Biography

Tom Kennedy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Kennedy landed roles in various films, including "The Flirt" (1922), "Loving Lies" (1924) and "The Best Bad Man" (1925) with Tom Mix. He also appeared in "As Man Desires" (1925), "Mantrap" (1926) with Ernest Torrence and "We're in the Navy Now" (1926). He kept working in film throughout t...

Biography

Tom Kennedy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Kennedy landed roles in various films, including "The Flirt" (1922), "Loving Lies" (1924) and "The Best Bad Man" (1925) with Tom Mix. He also appeared in "As Man Desires" (1925), "Mantrap" (1926) with Ernest Torrence and "We're in the Navy Now" (1926). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Stan Laurel musical comedy "Hollywood Party" (1934), "Strictly Dynamite" (1934) and the Joe E Brown musical "Bright Lights" (1935). He also appeared in the comedy "Wise Girl" (1937) with Miriam Hopkins. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the comedic adventure "Mexican Spitfire Out West" (1940) with Lupe Velez, "The Great Swindle" (1941) and the Bing Crosby musical "Dixie" (1943). He also appeared in the romantic comedy "Ladies' Day" (1943) with Lupe Velez and the musical "Hit Parade of 1943" (1943) with John Carroll. Most recently, Kennedy worked on "Ashes to Ashes (Wayne Trotman)" (2003).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Time Walker (1982)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Everlasting Secret Family (1989)
Synthesizer Player
American Anthem (1986)
Having Babies (1976)
Hal Bergstrom
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Waiter
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Traffic cop
Walk Like a Dragon (1960)
Jethro, the bartender
Say One for Me (1959)
Public Pigeon No. 1 (1957)
Guard
Invasion U.S.A. (1952)
Tim
Road Agent (1952)
Bartender
Hold That Line (1952)
Officer Murphy
Gold Fever (1952)
Big Tom
Havana Rose (1951)
Hotel detective
Let's Go Navy (1951)
Patrolman Donovan
Border Rangers (1950)
Station agent
The Judge Steps Out (1949)
Information attendant
Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters (1949)
Murphy
Square Dance Jubilee (1949)
Bartender
The Mutineers (1949)
Butch
They Live by Night (1949)
Policeman
Fighting Fools (1949)
Guard
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Policeman
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948)
Card player
Thunder in the Pines (1948)
Station master
Devil's Cargo (1948)
Naga
Jinx Money (1948)
Officer Rooney
Trouble Preferred (1948)
Night watchman
Dangerous Years (1948)
Adamson
The Paleface (1948)
Bartender
Magic Town (1947)
Mover
The Case of the Baby Sitter (1947)
Officer Murphy
The Hat-box Mystery (1947)
The Pretender (1947)
Fingers
The Mighty McGurk (1947)
Man at punching machine
The Burning Cross (1947)
Police sergeant
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
Referee
A Letter for Evie (1946)
Driver
Bringing Up Father (1946)
Murphy
Man Alive (1945)
Bartender
Voice of the Whistler (1945)
Ferdinand
The Spanish Main (1945)
Capt. McLeod
The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)
Officer
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)
Doorman
Rough, Tough and Ready (1945)
Dan Cowan
Practically Yours (1944)
Burly citizen at newsreel theater
Once Upon a Time (1944)
Truckman
Rosie, the Riveter (1944)
Piano mover
Moonlight and Cactus (1944)
Lucky
The Princess and the Pirate (1944)
Alonzo
And the Angels Sing (1944)
Potatoes
Girl in the Case (1944)
Watchman
The Adventures of a Rookie (1943)
True to Life (1943)
Customer
Dixie (1943)
Barkeeper
Stage Door Canteen (1943)
O, My Darling Clementine (1943)
Bill collector
Here Comes Elmer (1943)
Johnson
So's Your Uncle (1943)
Cop
Campus Rhythm (1943)
Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
Westinghouse
Ladies' Day (1943)
Dugan, house detective
Petticoat Larceny (1943)
Pinky
Riding High (1943)
Wilson
Is Everybody Happy? (1943)
Desk sergeant
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)
Bartender
Pardon My Stripes (1942)
Casino
Butch Minds the Baby (1942)
Philly
Blondie's Blessed Event (1942)
Motorcycle policeman
Broadway (1942)
Kerry the policeman
Footlight Fever (1941)
Pinky
Angels with Broken Wings (1941)
Gus
The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)
Sheriff
The Great Swindle (1941)
"Capper" Smith
Sailors on Leave (1941)
Dugan
The Officer and the Lady (1941)
Bumps O'Neil
Thieves Fall Out (1941)
Taxi driver
Mexican Spitfire Out West (1940)
Taxi driver
An Angel from Texas (1940)
Chopper
Sporting Blood (1940)
Grantly
Curtain Call (1940)
Attendant
Flowing Gold (1940)
Petunia
Pop Always Pays (1940)
Murphy
Millionaire Playboy (1940)
Murphy
Remember the Night (1940)
"Fat" Mike
Society Lawyer (1939)
Alf
The Covered Trailer (1939)
Otto
Pardon Our Nerve (1939)
Bodyguard
The Long Shot (1939)
Mike Claurens
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)
Gahagan
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939)
Gahagan
Torchy Blane...Playing with Dynamite (1939)
Gahagan
The Day the Bookies Wept (1939)
Brophy
These Glamour Girls (1939)
Bouncer
Grand Jury Secrets (1939)
Clancy
He Couldn't Say No (1938)
Dimples
Swing It, Sailor! (1938)
Policeman
Crashing Hollywood (1938)
Al
Making the Headlines (1938)
Sergeant [Henry] Handley
Go Chase Yourself (1938)
Ice-Box
Crime Ring (1938)
Dummy
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938)
Gahagan
Blondes at Work (1938)
Gahagan
Torchy Blane in Panama (1938)
Gahagan
Slave Ship (1937)
Bartender
The Big Shot (1937)
Bugs
Smart Blonde (1937)
Gahagan
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)
Jim Magooney
She Had to Eat (1937)
Pete
Marry the Girl (1937)
Jasper
Married Before Breakfast (1937)
Mr. Baglipp
Armored Car (1937)
"Tiny"
Behind the Headlines (1937)
Tiny
Forty Naughty Girls (1937)
Casey
Fly Away Baby (1937)
Gahagan
Living on Love (1937)
Pete Ryan
Torchy Blane, the Adventurous Blonde (1937)
Gahagan
Wise Girl (1937)
Detective
Woman-Wise (1937)
Bouncer
Varsity Show (1937)
Policeman
Wives Never Know (1936)
Bartender
Hollywood Boulevard (1936)
Bouncer
The Return of Sophie Lang (1936)
Cop on switchboard
The Bride Comes Home (1936)
Husky
The Country Doctor (1936)
Poppy (1936)
Proprietor hot dog stand
She Couldn't Take It (1935)
Slugs
Bright Lights (1935)
Cop at theater
Old Man Rhythm (1935)
Down to Their Last Yacht (1934)
Joe Schultz
Hollywood Party (1934)
Beavers
Strictly Dynamite (1934)
Junior
Man of the Forest (1933)
Kennedy
Blondie Johnson (1933)
Hype
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Big Bill
Penthouse (1933)
Joe
42nd Street (1933)
Thug
If I Had a Million (1932)
Joe
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
Recruiting sergeant
Huddle (1932)
Moving man
The Crooked Circle (1932)
Policeman
Night After Night (1932)
Tom
The Devil Is Driving (1932)
Fritz
Skyscraper Souls (1932)
Masseur
Lady and Gent (1932)
Small arena fighter
It Pays to Advertise (1931)
Perkins
Monkey Business (1931)
Gibson
The Gang Buster (1931)
"Gopher" Brant
El tenorio del harem (1931)
El sargento
Caught (1931)
Jard Harmon
See America Thirst (1930)
"Shivering" Smith
The Big House (1930)
Uncle Jed
The Shannons of Broadway (1929)
Burt
The Cohens and Kellys in Atlantic City (1929)
Crook
Big News (1929)
Ryan
The Glad Rag Doll (1929)
Manager
Alias the Deacon (1928)
"Bull" Moran
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1928)
The Villain
Hold 'Em Yale (1928)
Detective
None But the Brave (1928)
Noah
Wife Savers (1928)
General Lavoris
The Cop (1928)
Sergeant Coughlin
Marked Money (1928)
Bill Clemons
Love Over Night (1928)
Detective
The Mysterious Rider (1927)
Lem Spooner
Silver Valley (1927)
Hayfever Hawkins
Fireman, Save My Child (1927)
Captain Kennedy
The Better 'Ole (1926)
The Blacksmith
Born to the West (1926)
Dinkey Hooley
Behind the Front (1926)
Sergeant
Man of the Forest (1926)
Sheriff
Mantrap (1926)
Curly Evans
Sir Lumberjack (1926)
Bill Blake
The Yankee SeƱor (1926)
Luke Martin
We're in the Navy Now (1926)
Sailor Percival Scruggs
As Man Desires (1925)
Gorilla Bagsley
The Best Bad Man (1925)
Dan Ellis
The Fearless Lover (1925)
Tom Dugan
High and Handsome (1925)
Bat Kennedy
Loving Lies (1924)
Captain Lindstrom
Madonna of the Streets (1924)
See note
Scaramouche (1924)
A dragoon
With Naked Fists (1923)
Our Leading Citizen (1922)
Boots
The Flirt (1922)
Sam Fenton
If You Believe It, It's So (1922)
Bartender
The Flaming Hour (1922)
Ben
Afraid To Fight (1922)
Battling Grogan
Skirts (1921)
Serenade (1921)
Zambrano
The Poor Simp (1920)
Jim Donnelly
The Island of Intrigue (1919)
Jackson, the butler
Mickey (1918)
Tom Rawlings
Double Trouble (1915)
How Championships Are Won--and Lost (1910)

Editing (Feature Film)

Death Collector (1976)
Editor Supervisor

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Deep Rising (1998)
Ilm Animation & Visual Effects Producer (Industrial Light & Magic)

Cinematography (Special)

Buffalo Blizzard: Siege and Survival (2000)
Camera
Bob Fosse: Dancing on the Edge (1999)
Video/ Audio

Cast (Short)

Quiet, Please (1939)
Liberty (1929)
Thirst (1917)
Her Torpedoed Love (1917)
His Bitter Pill (1916)

Life Events

Photo Collections

Remember the Night - Scene Stills
Here are a few Scene Stills from Paramount's Remember the Night (1940), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray.

Bibliography