Thomas Gomez

American Actor Thomas Gomez

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Thomas Gomez (July 10, 1905 – June 18, 1971) was an American actor.

Born Sabino Tomas Gomez in New York City, Gomez began his acting career in theater during the 1920s and was a student of the actor Walter Hampden. He made his first film Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror in 1942 and by the end of his career had appeared in sixty films.

Gomez was the first Hispanic-American to be nominated for an Academy Award when he was nominated for his performance in the 1947 film Ride the Pink Horse. Directed by and starring Robert Montgomery, it was later used as the basis for an episode of the same name for the television series Robert Montgomery Presents in which Gomez reprised his role.

His other film roles include Who Done It? (1942), Key Largo (1948), Force of Evil (1948), The Conqueror (1956) and his final film Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970). A frequent performer on television, Gomez also appeared in guest roles in such series as The Twilight Zone, Route 66, Dr. Kildare, Mr. Ed, Burke's Law, The Virginian, It Takes a Thief, Bewitched, The Rifleman, and Gunsmoke.

Gomez had many notable stage roles, such as the one in the original Broadway run of A Man for All Seasons.

Thomas Gomez died in Santa Monica, California, from injuries sustained in a car accident.

Birth Date
Age 65
Born
New York, City, New York, USA
Occuption
  • Actor
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Filmography

Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes United States Minister Actor 0.00
1950 The Furies United States El Tigre Actor 0.00
1948 Key Largo United States Richard 'Curly' Hoff Actor 0.00
1942 Arabian Nights United States Hakim Actor 0.00