Joseph Tomelty


Biography

Joseph Tomelty was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Tomelty's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the James Mason drama "Odd Man Out" (1947), "The Sound Barrier" (1952) and the Patrice Munsel biopic "Melba" (1953). He also appeared in the David Niven comedy "Happy Ever After" (1954) and the Alan Ladd dramatic adaptation "Hell Below Zero" (1954)...

Biography

Joseph Tomelty was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Tomelty's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the James Mason drama "Odd Man Out" (1947), "The Sound Barrier" (1952) and the Patrice Munsel biopic "Melba" (1953). He also appeared in the David Niven comedy "Happy Ever After" (1954) and the Alan Ladd dramatic adaptation "Hell Below Zero" (1954). He continued to act in productions like the dramatic adaptation "Hobson's Choice" (1954) with Charles Laughton, "The Young Lovers" (1954) and "Bedevilled" (1955) with Anne Baxter. He also appeared in the Richard Widmark crime adaptation "Prize of Gold" (1955) and the action picture "Simba" (1955) with Dirk Bogarde. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "A Kid For Two Farthings" (1956) with Celia Johnson, "Moby Dick" (1956) with Gregory Peck and the dramatic adaptation "A Night to Remember" (1958) with Kenneth More. He also appeared in "Tread Softly Stranger" (1958). Tomelty last acted in "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England" (1960) with Aldo Ray. Tomelty passed away in June 1995 at the age of 85.

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