Tom Conway


Actor
Tom Conway

About

Also Known As
Thomas Charles Sanders
Birth Place
Russia
Born
September 15, 1904
Died
April 22, 1967
Cause of Death
Liver Ailment

Biography

Tom Conway was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Conway began his acting career with roles in such films as the drama "Sky Murder" (1940) with Walter Pidgeon, the musical "Lady Be Good" (1941) with Eleanor Powell and the adventure "Tarzan's Secret Treasure" (1941) with Johnny Weissmuller. He also appeared in "Free and Easy" (1941), "The Trial of Mary Dugan" (1941) with...

Family & Companions

Queenie Leonard
Wife
Actor, singer. Divorced; born in February 1905; died on January 18, 2002 at age 96.

Biography

Tom Conway was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Conway began his acting career with roles in such films as the drama "Sky Murder" (1940) with Walter Pidgeon, the musical "Lady Be Good" (1941) with Eleanor Powell and the adventure "Tarzan's Secret Treasure" (1941) with Johnny Weissmuller. He also appeared in "Free and Easy" (1941), "The Trial of Mary Dugan" (1941) with Robert Young and "The Bad Man" (1941). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Falcon in Hollywood" (1944), "The Falcon in Mexico" (1944) and "The Falcon Out West" (1944). He also appeared in "Two O'Clock Courage" (1945). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "The Last Man to Hang" (1956), "Voodoo Woman" (1957) and the Arthur Franz sci-fi feature "The Atomic Submarine" (1960). He also appeared in the Shirley MacLaine musical comedy "What a Way to Go!" (1964). Conway was most recently credited in "The Cobbler" (2015) with Adam Sandler. He also lent his distinctive voice to the animated picture "101 Dalmatians" (1961) with Rod Taylor. Conway was married to Queenie Leonard. Conway passed away in April 1967 at the age of 63.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

What a Way To Go! (1964)
Lord Kensington
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
101 Dalmatians (1961)
Voice
The Atomic Submarine (1960)
Sir Ian Hunt
12 to the Moon (1960)
Dr. Feodor Orloff
Twelve to the Moon (1960)
Voodoo Woman (1957)
Dr. Roland Gerard
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
Gerry Monte
The She-Creature (1956)
Timothy Chappel
The Last Man to Hang (1956)
Roderick [Stroud]
Murder on Approval (1956)
Breakaway (1956)
Prince Valiant (1954)
Sir Kay
Paris Model (1953)
Maharajah of Kim-Kepore
Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953)
Fidel
Peter Pan (1953)
Narrator
Norman Conquest (1953)
Confidence Girl (1952)
Roger Kingsley
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Bennington "Benny" Lansing
Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
Doctor Viet
The Great Plane Robbery (1950)
Ned Johnson
I Cheated the Law! (1949)
John Campbell
One Touch of Venus (1948)
Whitfield Savory [II]
The Challenge (1948)
"Bulldog Drummond"
13 Lead Soldiers (1948)
[Hugh] "Bulldog" Drummond
The Checkered Coat (1948)
Dr. Michael Madden
Bungalow 13 (1948)
Christopher Adams
Fun on a Weekend (1947)
Van Orsdale, Jr.
Lost Honeymoon (1947)
Dr. Bob Davis
Repeat Performance (1947)
John Friday
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
Criminal Court (1946)
Steve Barnes
The Falcon's Alibi (1946)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
Whistle Stop (1946)
Lew
Two O'Clock Courage (1945)
The man, Ted "Step" Allison
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
The Falcon Out West (1944)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
A Night of Adventure (1944)
Mark Latham
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)
Tom Lawrence also known as "The Falcon"
The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943)
Tom Lawrence, also known as "The Falcon"
The Seventh Victim (1943)
Dr. Louis Judd
I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Paul Holland
Grand Central Murder (1942)
Frankie Ciro
Mr. & Mrs. North (1942)
Louis Berex
Rio Rita (1942)
Maurice Craindall
Cat People (1942)
Dr. Louis Judd
The Falcon's Brother (1942)
Tom Lawrence
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)
Mr. Channing
Lady Be Good (1941)
Mr. Blanton
Free and Easy (1941)
Captain Ferris
The Bad Man (1941)
Morgan Pell
Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)
Medford
The Trial of Mary Dugan (1941)
Edgar Wayne
The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)
Actor in motion picture scene
Sky Murder (1940)
Andrew Hendon

Music (Feature Film)

Layin' Low (1996)
Music Mixer

Make-Up (Feature Film)

Bride of Killer Nerd (1992)
Special Makeup Effects

Art Department (Feature Film)

McBain (1991)
Set Dresser (New York)

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

Ralph S. Mouse (1991)
Swing Gang

Life Events

1940

Film actor

Photo Collections

The Seventh Victim - Movie Posters
Here are some original-release American movie poster for RKO's The Seventh Victim (1943), produced by Val Lewton.
The Seventh Victim - Scene Stills
Here are some scene stills from RKO's The Seventh Victim (1943), produced by Val Lewton.

Videos

Movie Clip

Repeat Performance (1947) — (Movie Clip) People Do Live Things Over We have reason to infer that William (Richard Basehart) may be lover as well as friend to actress Sheila (Joan Leslie) to whom she’s just confessed, at a New Year’s party, to killing her husband, prompting them to visit her intrepid producer Friday (Tom Conway) when things get metaphysical, John Ireland narrating, in Repeat Performance, 1947.
12 To The Moon (1960) - World-Shattering History After symphonic credit sequence, silent star Francis X. Bushman (who was seen frequently on TV by this time) introduces the movie, the idea and the astronauts, Robert (billed as “Bob”) Montgomery Jr., John Wengraf, Tema Bey, Anna-Lisa, Roger Til, Phillip Baird, Michi Kobi, Tom Conway, Cory Devlin, Richard Weber, Anthony Dexter and Ken Clark, in 12 To The Moon, 1960.
12 To The Moon (1960) - Everyone Acting Artificially Calm Looks like Noah’s Ark with lawn loungers from Sears, in the Mystery Science Theater 3000 favorite, the ship just launched and the multinational crew communing, with Ken Clark, Anna-Lisa, Phillip Baird, John Wengraf, Roger Til, Robert (“Bob”) Montgomery Jr., and Richard Weber as the Polish-born Israeli who tangles with Tom Conway, as the Soviet Orloff, in Columbia’s low-rent 12 To The Moon, 1960.
Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - Consider Yourself Ignored After opening with a death on a cruise ship, the sort-of title character (George Sanders as Gay Lawrence) arrives with sidekick Lefty (Don Barclay) and tangles with cop Donovan (Cliff Clark), opening the fourth entry in the series, in which Sanders hands off the role to his brother Tom Conway, The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - A Touch Of Homicide Following a murder at a New York fashion house, George Sanders as Gay Lawrence, star of the RKO sleuth series, finally meets his brother, Tom Conway as Tom Lawrence, who’s been lurking but not heard from until now and who, for all we know, may have done the latest shooting, in The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - The Women Are Very Tall George Sanders as Gay Lawrence, star of RKO’s Falcon features, is recovering from being hit by a car, helped by his (real-life) brother Tom (Conway, who took over the series after this entry) and servant Jerry (Keye Luke),who together brush back cop Donovan (Cliff Clark), dismiss a nurse (Mary Halsey) and dodge a reporter (Jane Randolph), in The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) - Improve Your Mind Upon hearing news of a murder, savvy cabbie Patty (Ann Rutherford) and her amnesiac fare (Tom Conway) decide to skip the police station, then visit a tailor and wife (Chester Clute, Almira Sessions), in the RKO programmer Two O'Clock Courage, 1945, directed by Anthony Mann.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) - Just A Close Friend Now dressed-up, cabbie Patty (Ann Rutherford) and amnesiac friend (Tom Conway) at last make progress, as they discover a restaurant where he's called "Step," and where Helen (Jane, billed as "Bettejane" Greer) pounces, in Two O'Clock Courage, 1945, directed by Anthony Mann.
Cat People (1942) - Their Own Corrupt Passions Irina (Simone Simon), haunted by her Serbian heritage, has agreed to see shrink Louis (Tom Conway), who offers analysis before she returns to husband Oliver (Kent Smith), visiting with friend Alice (Jane Randolph), in Cat People, 1942, from producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur.
I Walked With A Zombie (1943) - There's Been No Crying Here Nurse Betsy (Frances Dee) on her first night at the island plantation, hears a voice, then meets her patient (Christine Jordan), whose husband (Tom Conway) and servants (Theresa Harris, Richard Abrams, Vivian Dandridge) soon intervene, in producer Val Lewton's I Walked With A Zombie, 1943.
I Walked With A Zombie (1943) - Everything Good Dies Here Efficient and captivating opening, as Canadian nurse Betsy (Frances Dee) is interviewed (by one-armed Alan Edmiston) for a job with West Indian sugar planter Holland (Tom Conway), in I Walked With A Zombie, 1943, from producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur.
I Walked With A Zombie (1943) - By Poison Or Hocus Pocus Dr. Maxwell (James Bell) explains to the mother-in-law (Edith Barrett) that Jessica (Christine Gordon) can't be a zombie, as nurse Betsy (Frances Dee), husband Paul (Tom Conway) and brother-in-law Wesley (James Ellison) face voodoo evidence to the contrary, in Val Letwon's I Walked With A Zombie, 1943.

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Family

George Sanders
Brother
Actor.

Companions

Queenie Leonard
Wife
Actor, singer. Divorced; born in February 1905; died on January 18, 2002 at age 96.

Bibliography