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      Joseph Tomelty

      Highest Rated: 100% Odd Man Out (1947)

      Lowest Rated: 63% A Kid for Two Farthings (1956)

      Birthday: Mar 5, 1910

      Birthplace: Portaferry, Ireland

      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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      Odd Man Out
      Breaking the Sound Barrier poster
      Breaking the Sound Barrier
      A Kid for Two Farthings poster
      A Kid for Two Farthings

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      No Score Yet 38% Sword of Lancelot Sir Kaye (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Upstairs and Downstairs Arthur Farringdon (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 89% The Day They Robbed the Bank of England Cohoun (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tread Softly Stranger Joe Ryan (Character) - 1958
      63% 68% A Kid for Two Farthings Vagrant (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet 38% Bedevilled Father Cunningham (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 0% Simba Dr. Hughes (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Prize of Gold Uncle Dan (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet John and Julie Unknown (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 25% Devil Girl From Mars Prof. Arnold Hennessey (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chance Meeting Moffatt (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Treasure Hunt Tim the Poacher (Character) - 1952
      80% 64% Breaking the Sound Barrier Will Sparks (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gentle Gunman Dr Brannigan (Character) - 1952
      100% 86% Odd Man Out "Gin" Jimmy (Character) - 1947

      TV

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      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rheingold Theatre Mr. Sampson (Character) 1953-1954