Tommy Sands

Singer, Actor, Guitarist
Actor Tommy Sands appeared on the big screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. In the beginning of his acting career, Sands starred in comedies like "Mardi Gras" (1958) with Pat Boone and Christine ... Read more »
Born: 08/27/1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

The Violent Ones 1966 (Movie)

Mike Marain (Actor)

None But the Brave 1965 (Movie)

2nd Lieutenant Blair (Actor)

Ensign Pulver 1964 (Movie)

Bruno (Actor)

Babes in Toyland 1961 (Movie)

Tom Piper (Actor)

Love in a Goldfish Bowl 1961 (Movie)

Gordon Slide (Actor)

The Longest Day 1961 (Movie)

Ranger (Actor)

The Red Skelton Chevy Special 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Mardi Gras 1958 (Movie)

Barry Denton (Actor)

Sing Boy Sing 1958 (Movie)

Virgil Walker (Actor)
Music (2)

Mardi Gras 1958 (Movie)

("Loyalty" "Bigger Than Texas" "Stonewall Jackson" "Shenandoah") (Song Performer)

The James Dean Story 1957 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Biography

Actor Tommy Sands appeared on the big screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. In the beginning of his acting career, Sands starred in comedies like "Mardi Gras" (1958) with Pat Boone and Christine Carrere. He had a part on the television special "The Red Skelton Chevy Special" (CBS, 1959-1960). Sands also contributed music to "The James Dean Story" (1957). He kept working in film throughout the sixties, starring in "Babes in Toyland" (1961), "Love in a Goldfish Bowl" (1961) and the historical feature "The Longest Day" (1962) with Eddie Albert. During the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the dramatic adaptation "Ensign Pulver" (1964) with Robert Walker Jr., "None But the Brave" (1965) and the Fernando Lamas action movie "The Violent Ones" (1967). Sands more recently worked on the action picture "Escape From New York" (1981) with Kurt Russell.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Teen-Age Crush".

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