Tol Avery

Tol Avery was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Avery started his acting career landing roles in films, such as "His Kind of Woman" (1951) with Robert Mitchum, the Sterling ... Read more »
Born: 08/28/1915

Filmography

Actor (19)

Maurie 1972 (Movie)

Milton Kutsher (Actor)

Wusa 1970 (Movie)

Senator (Actor)

Lost in Space 1965 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

Hotel 1967 (Movie)

Kilbrick (Actor)

Follow Me, Boys! 1966 (Movie)

(Actor)

Slattery's People 1964 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

Man-Trap 1961 (Movie)

Lt Heissen (Actor)

The George Raft Story 1961 (Movie)

Mizner (Actor)

Twist Around the Clock 1960 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Thin Man 1957 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

Buchanan Rides Alone 1958 (Movie)

Simon Agry (Actor)

Pal Joey 1957 (Movie)

Detective (Actor)

The Unholy Wife 1957 (Movie)

Carl Kramer (Actor)

I'll Cry Tomorrow 1955 (Movie)

Fat Man (Actor)

It Came From Beneath the Sea 1955 (Movie)

Navy Intern (Actor)

Naked Alibi 1954 (Movie)

Irish (Actor)

His Kind of Woman 1951 (Movie)

Fat One (Actor)

Set This Town on Fire (TV Show)

Actor

The Marcus-Nelson Murders (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Tol Avery was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Avery started his acting career landing roles in films, such as "His Kind of Woman" (1951) with Robert Mitchum, the Sterling Hayden crime drama "Naked Alibi" (1954) and "I'll Cry Tomorrow" (1955). He also appeared in the Kenneth Tobey sci-fi feature "It Came From Beneath the Sea" (1955), the comedic adaptation "Pal Joey" (1957) with Rita Hayworth and the crime feature "The Unholy Wife" (1957) with Diana Dors. He worked in television in his early acting career, including a part on "The Thin Man" (1957-59). His film career continued throughout the fifties and the sixties in productions like "Buchanan Rides Alone" (1958), the Cary Grant suspenseful mystery "North By Northwest" (1959) and the crime drama "Man-Trap" (1961) with Jeffrey Hunter. He also appeared in the Ray Danton biopic "The George Raft Story" (1961) and "Twist Around the Clock" (1961) with Chubby Checker. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Slattery's People" (1964-66). During the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Follow Me, Boys!" (1966) with Fred MacMurray, the dramatic adaptation "Hotel" (1967) with Rod Taylor and "Wusa" (1970) with Paul Newman. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Lost in Space" (1965-68). He also was featured in the TV movies "Set This Town on Fire" (1972-73) and "The Marcus-Nelson Murders" (1972-73). Avery last acted in the drama "Maurie" (1973) with Bernie Casey.

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