Tom Neal (I) (1914–1972)

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Tom Neal is best remembered for his off-screen exploits, which involved scandal, mayhem and a charge of murder. Before his 1938 screen debut in MGM's Out West with the Hardys (1938), Neal had been a member of the boxing team at Northwestern University, had debuted on the Broadway stage in 1935 and had received a law degree from Harvard, also in ... See full bio »

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 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Luke Lund
- According to Luke (1959) ... Luke Lund
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Tom (uncredited)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Johnny Reno
- Faster Gun (1958) ... Johnny Reno
 1955 Gang Busters (TV Series)
William Harlan Crain
- The Red Dress Case (1955) ... William Harlan Crain
 1954 A Time to Live (TV Series)
 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid
Arch Clements
 1952 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Lash Corby
- Vigilante Story (1952) ... Lash Corby
 1951 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- Gang Murder (1951)
- Fortune Teller (1951)
 1951 All That I Have
Bert Grayson
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- Skin Game (1951)
 1951 Let's Go Navy!
 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
 1951 G.I. Jane
Timothy R. 'Tim' Rawlings
 1951 Danger Zone
Edgar Spadely (2nd Episode)
 1951 Stop That Cab
 1951 Navy Bound
Joe Morelli
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie
Prosecuting Attorney
 1950 King of the Bullwhip
 1950 Call of the Klondike
Tom Mallory
 1950 The Du Pont Story
Alfred V. du Pont
 1950 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Buck, Animal Abuser / Henchman Breezy
- The Lost Chance (1950) ... Buck, Animal Abuser
- Six-Shooter Sweepstakes (1950) ... Henchman Breezy
 1950 Train to Tombstone
Dr. Willoughby
 1950 I Shot Billy the Kid
Charley Bowdry
 1950 The Daltons' Women
 1950 Radar Secret Service
Mickey Moran
 1949 Red Desert
John Williams
 1949 Apache Chief
Lieutenant Brown
 1949 Amazon Quest
Thomas Dekker Jr.
 1949 Bruce Gentry
Bruce Gentry
 1948 Beyond Glory
Capt. Henry Jason Daniels
 1947 The Case of the Baby Sitter (Short)
Russ Ashton
 1947 The Hat Box Mystery (Short)
Russ Ashton
 1946 My Dog Shep
District Attorney Herrick
 1946 The Brute Man
Clifford Scott
 1946 Blonde Alibi
Rick Lavery
 1945 Club Havana
Bill Porter
 1945 Detour
Al Roberts
 1945 First Yank Into Tokyo
Major Steve Ross
 1945 Crime, Inc.
Jim Riley
 1944 Thoroughbreds
Rusty Curtis
 1944 The Unwritten Code
Sgt. Terry Hunter
 1944 Two-Man Submarine
Jerry Evans
 1944 The Racket Man
Matt Benson
 1943 Klondike Kate
Jefferson Braddock
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Wally Williams
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun
Taro Seki
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Charlie Edmonds
 1943 She Has What It Takes
Roger Rutledge
 1943 The Rear Gunner (Short)
Instructor Sergeant
 1943 Air Force
Marine (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
Sandhog (uncredited)
 1942 China Girl
Captain Haynes (uncredited)
 1942 Bowery at Midnight
Frankie Mills
 1942 Flying Tigers
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Fraternity Boy (uncredited)
 1942 One Thrilling Night
Frankie Saxton
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Cadet (uncredited)
 1941 The Miracle Kid
Jimmy Conley
 1941 Top Sergeant Mulligan
Don Lewis
 1941 Jungle Girl
Jack Stanton
 1941 Under Age
Rocky Stone
 1941 Wings of Steel (Short)
 1940 Flight Command
Hell Cat (uncredited)
 1940 Rodeo Dough (Short)
Tom Neal - Announcer at Rodeo
 1940 Sky Murder
Steve - Pilot
 1940 The Courageous Dr. Christian
Dave Williams
 1940 Jack Pot (Short)
Frank Watson
 1939 Another Thin Man
 1939 They All Come Out
Joe Z. Cameron
 1939 Stronger Than Desire
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Help Wanted (Short)
Joe Daniels
 1939 6,000 Enemies
 1939 Prophet Without Honor (Short)
Matthew Fontaine Maury (uncredited)
 1939 Within the Law
Richard Gilder
 1939 Money to Loan (Short)
Ambulance Intern (uncredited)
 1939 Honolulu
Ambulance Intern (uncredited)
 1939 Four Girls in White
Dr. Phillips
 1939 Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
'Hank' Hogan
 1938 The Great Heart (Short)
Father Damian (uncredited)
 1938 Out West with the Hardys
Aldrich Brown
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Stage: Appeared (as "Jarvis"; credited as Thomas Neal; Broadway debut) in "If This Be Treason" on Broadway. Written by Dr. John Haynes Holmes and Reginald Lawrence. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Music Box Theatre: 23 Sep 1935-Oct 1935 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Charles Bryant, Thomas Chalmers (as "Brainard"), ... See more »

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Women in my life brought me nothing but unhappiness. -- Following his 1971 release from prison for the murder of his third wife in 1965 See more »


1933: Tom Neal knocked out Lloyd Blake in 1 round in Cambridge, Massachusetts in an amateur boxing match. See more »

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