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      Tom Drake

      Tom Drake

      Highest Rated: 100% Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Raintree County (1957)

      Birthday: Aug 5, 1918

      Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

      Tom Drake received his first taste of the acting world when--under his real name, Alfred Alderdice--he starred in the hit Broadway production of "Janie" in 1942. After taking the stage name Tom Drake, the newly christened actor gathered the success from the musical and went on to star in his most famous role, next to Judy Garland in the 1944 musical "Meet Me in St. Louis." There, Drake played John Truett, the love interest of a girl whose family lived in St. Louis during the Louisiana Purchase Convention. The picture gained an array of Academy Award nominations, including Best Music. The next film in which Drake appeared was "The Green Years," in which he starred as Robert Shannon, an orphan who overcomes boundaries on his path to become a doctor. Drake starred in the 1950 holiday feature "The Great Rupert," playing a young man striking up a little romance--with some assistance from a helpful little squirrel. A supporting role in the Civil War-themed "Raintree County" in 1957 helped Drake's film career stay afloat before television appearances overwhelmed his filmography from the '50s to the '70s.

      Highest rated movies

      Two Girls and a Sailor poster
      Two Girls and a Sailor
      Meet Me in St. Louis poster
      Meet Me in St. Louis
      Warlock poster
      Warlock
      The White Cliffs of Dover poster
      The White Cliffs of Dover
      The Sandpiper poster
      The Sandpiper
      Words and Music poster
      Words and Music
      Raintree County poster
      Raintree County

      Photos

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mayday at 40,000 Feet! Harry Jensen (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Keeper Director - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Return of Joe Forrester The golfer (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Matter of Wife... and Death Paulie Baker (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Crackle of Death Don Kibbey (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 57% The Green Hornet Duke Slate (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 12% Cycle Psycho Dick Ridelander (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Echo of a Nightmare Harrison Brill (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Warkill Phil Sutton (Character) - 1967
      No Score Yet 59% The Singing Nun Fitzpatrick (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 21% Johnny Reno Joe Conners (Character) - 1966
      21% 44% The Sandpiper Walter Robinson (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet House of the Black Death Paul Desard (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bramble Bush Larry McFie (Character) - 1960
      80% 76% Warlock Abe McQuown (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Money, Women and Guns Jess Ryerson (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Date With Disaster Unknown (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet 5% The Cyclops Lee Brand (Character) - 1957
      10% 51% Raintree County Bobby Drake (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sangaree Dr. Roy Darby (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Trust a Gambler Police Sgt. Ed Donovan (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Disc Jockey Johnny (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet 49% The Great Rupert Peter `'Pete'` Dingle (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 44% Scene of the Crime Det. 'C.C.' Gordon (Character) - 1949
      20% 61% Words and Music Richard Rodgers (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 60% Hills of Home Tammas Milton (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias a Gentleman Johnny Lorgen (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 60% Cass Timberlane Jamie Wargate (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beginning or the End Matt Cochran (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 57% I'll Be Yours George Prescott (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 49% Courage of Lassie Sergeant Smitty (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Faithful in My Fashion Jeff Compton (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 53% The Green Years Robert Shannon (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet This Man's Navy Jess Weaver (Character) - 1945
      80% 59% The White Cliffs of Dover Dying American Soldier (Character) - 1944
      100% 84% Two Girls and a Sailor Frank Miller (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Maisie Goes to Reno Sgt. Bill Fullerton (Character) - 1944
      100% 87% Meet Me in St. Louis John Truett (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marriage Is a Private Affair Bill Rice (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet 51% The Howards of Virginia James Howard (Character) - 1940

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Hank Desmond (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Banacek Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Bill Penski (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Paul Glydor (Guest Star) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Name of the Game Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Ben Hurley (Guest Star) 1969
      No Score Yet 100% The Green Hornet Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Combat! Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Branded Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Novak Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Monte (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Wade Banning (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas Cpl. Stephen Agard (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Clifford Towne (Guest Star) 1959 1962-1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Cleve Niles (Guest Star) 1959-1960
      No Score Yet 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Tom Mannering (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1954-1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shower of Stars Unknown (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Suspense Unknown (Character) 1950