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Tom Tully is a Actor American born on 21 august 1908 at Durango (USA)

Tom Tully

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Birth name Thomas Kane Tulley
Nationality USA
Birth 21 august 1908 at Durango (USA)
Death 27 april 1982 (at 73 years) at Newport Beach (USA)

Tom Tully (August 21, 1908 – April 27, 1982) was an American actor.


Born in Durango in southwestern Colorado, Thomas Kane Tully served in the United States Navy, was a private pilot, and worked as a junior reporter for the Denver Post in Denver, Colorado, before he entered acting with the expectation of better pay. Tully started out on stage before eventually acting in Hollywood films starting in 1943. He changed his surname for professional reasons, from Tulley to Tully.

He received an Academy Award nomination for the role of the first commander of the Caine in 1954's The Caine Mutiny, with Humphrey Bogart. From 1954 through 1960, he played the role of Police Inspector Matt Grebb on the CBS television series, The Lineup, with co-star Warner Anderson, a gripping police drama. In repeats, The Lineup was known as San Francisco Beat.

He made two appearances as Rob Petrie's (Dick Van Dyke) father on CBS's The Dick Van Dyke Show in 1964 and 1966.

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Don Siegel
Don Siegel
(4 films)
Tom Tully
Tom Tully
(8 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tom Tully (53 films)

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Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure, 1h39
Directed by Sergio Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Buddy films
Actors Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Salvatore Borgese, John Fujioka, Tom Tully, Giancarlo Bastianoni
Roles Marine Captain
Rating70% 3.544223.544223.544223.544223.54422
Alan is an inveterate gambler who accumulates a lot of debt and therefore is forced to flee, pursued by shady employers in the area. Charlie is an actor who advertises a jam taste horrible and must return home with a boat trip. Alan, still fleeing, hiding their Charlie's boat which just do not see it starting to not stand for his gab and his little tricks from young prankster.
Madame X
Madame X (1981)
, 1h40
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Tuesday Weld, Jeremy Brett, Len Cariou, Robert Hooks, Eleanor Parker, Jerry Stiller
Roles Man in Dublin Bar
Rating65% 3.277043.277043.277043.277043.27704
A woman is thrown out of her home by her jealous husband and sinks into depravity. Twenty years later, she finds herself accused of murder for saving her daughter (it was her son in all other versions) who does not know who she is.
Running Scared, 1h30
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Ken Wahl, Judge Reinhold, John Saxon, Bradford Dillman, Annie McEnroe, Pat Hingle
Roles C-47 Pilot
Rating49% 2.466072.466072.466072.466072.46607
Deux conscrits dérobent une boîte de matériel militaire. Ils y trouvent une caméra et prennent par accident des photos d'une base. Mais l'un des clichés est retrouvé, et l'armée pense avoir à faire à des espions communistes...
Firepower (1979)
, 1h44
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Heist films
Actors Sophia Loren, James Coburn, Eli Wallach, Victor Mature, Anthony Franciosa, Vincent Gardenia
Rating50% 2.507792.507792.507792.507792.50779
The FBI hires a former mafia hit man (James Coburn) to track down and bring in a powerful reclusive billionaire suspected of criminal acts for his own benefit. The man also comes into a conflict with a woman (Sophia Loren) tracking down the same crook for revenge reasons.
Charley Varrick, 1h51
Directed by Don Siegel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Aviation films, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Walter Matthau, Andrew Robinson, Joe Don Baker, John Vernon, Felicia Farr, Jacqueline Scott
Roles Tom
Rating74% 3.74773.74773.74773.74773.7477
Charley Varrick (Matthau) is a crop-duster and former stunt pilot. The aging trailer-park dweller has clearly not been too successful. Together with his wife Nadine and co-conspirators Al Dutcher and Harman Sullivan (Andrew Robinson), a heavily disguised Varrick robs a bank in the rural crossroads community of Tres Cruces, New Mexico. During the robbery, two policemen and Dutcher are killed. Nadine drives the get-away car and eludes the police, but she, too, has been mortally wounded. Varrick distracts the police by blowing up the getaway car with black powder and gasoline, with his wife's body inside. He and Sullivan escape.
Coogan's Bluff, 1h33
Directed by Don Siegel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Motocyclette, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Don Stroud, Betty Field, Tom Tully
Roles Sheriff McCrea
Rating63% 3.1990453.1990453.1990453.1990453.199045
Arizona deputy sheriff Walt Coogan is sent to New York City to extradite escaped killer James Ringerman. Detective Lieutenant McElroy informs him that Ringerman is recovering from an overdose of LSD, cannot be moved until the doctors release him, and that Coogan needs to get extradition papers from the New York State Supreme Court.
Any Second Now
Directed by Gene Levitt
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Stewart Granger, Lois Nettleton, Joseph Campanella, Dana Wynter, Katy Jurado, Tom Tully
Roles Howard Lenihan
Rating63% 3.1764553.1764553.1764553.1764553.176455
A philandering photographer plans to kill his wife.
The Carpetbaggers, 2h30
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Vaughn Taylor, Robert Cummings, Martha Hyer
Roles Amos Winthrop
Rating64% 3.244893.244893.244893.244893.24489
Jonas Cord becomes one of America's richest men, inheriting an explosives company from his late father. Cord resents his father bitterly and is psychologically scarred by the death of a twin brother. Believing his family has insanity in its blood, he does not want children of his own.
The Wackiest Ship in the Army, 1h39
Directed by Richard Murphy
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Military humor in film, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Jack Lemmon, Rick Nelson, John Lund, Chips Rafferty, Tom Tully, Joby Baker
Roles Captain McClung
Rating62% 3.1476053.1476053.1476053.1476053.147605
During World War II, Lt. Rip Crandall (Jack Lemmon), an expert yachtsman in civilian life, now based at Townsville, Queensland, Australia, is surprised to be assigned command of a sailing ship, the USS Echo. The only crew member who knows how to work a ship with sails is eager young Ensign Tommy Hanson (Ricky Nelson), who cost Crandall a yacht race with a mistake before the war.
The Wackiest Ship in the Army, 1h39
Directed by Richard Murphy
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy
Actors Rick Nelson, Jack Lemmon, John Lund, Chips Rafferty, Tom Tully, Joby Baker
Roles Captain McClung
Rating62% 3.1476053.1476053.1476053.1476053.147605
Le lieutenant Rip Grandall hérite d'une mission: il doit, en 1943, conduire un bateau d'Australie en Nouvelle Guinée. Le rafiot ne paie pas de mine, mais Rip parvient à s'acquitter de sa mission. Au moment de prendre l'avion pour le retour, il apprend, stupéfait, qu'une autre mission a été confiée a son remplaçant avec le même rafiot.
Ten North Frederick, 1h42
Directed by Philip Dunne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors Gary Cooper, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Diane Varsi, Suzy Parker, Tom Tully, Tom Tully
Roles Mike Slattery
Rating67% 3.3950353.3950353.3950353.3950353.395035
In April 1945, outside the titular address in the fictional town of Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, a radio reporter is describing the funeral of distinguished attorney Joseph Chapin (Gary Cooper). While his shrewish wife Edith (Geraldine Fitzgerald) delivers his eulogy, daughter Ann (Diane Varsi) thinks back to Joe's fiftieth birthday celebration five years earlier.
Behind the High Wall, 1h25
Directed by Abner Biberman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Tom Tully, Sylvia Sidney, Betty Lynn, John Gavin, Don Beddoe, John Larch
Roles Frank Carmichael
Rating63% 3.1766053.1766053.1766053.1766053.176605
Inmates pull a prison break, taking the warden and another prisoner as hostages. But when the car gets into a crash, killing the others, the warden makes off with the gang's loot and places the blame on the other hostage.
Love Me or Leave Me, 2h2
Directed by Charles Vidor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre, Documentary, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver
Roles Frobisher
Rating70% 3.546523.546523.546523.546523.54652
L'histoire romancée de la carrière de la chanteuse de jazz Ruth Etting et de son mariage tumultueux avec le gangster Marty Snyder qui l'aida à gravir les échelons du showbusiness.
Soldier of Fortune, 1h36
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Themes Political films, Children's films
Actors Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Gene Barry, Tim Abell, Tom Tully
Roles Tweedie
Rating61% 3.097513.097513.097513.097513.09751
Jane Hoyt (Susan Hayward) arrives in Hong Kong, looking for her husband, thrill-seeking photojournalist Louis Hoyt (Gene Barry). She attracts the eye of shady shipping magnate Hank Lee (Clark Gable). With his help, she learns that Louis entered Communist China and was imprisoned as a suspected spy.
The Caine Mutiny, 2h4
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Tom Tully, E. G. Marshall
Roles Comdr. DeVriess
Rating76% 3.8467353.8467353.8467353.8467353.846735
Callow, rich Ensign Willis Seward Keith (Robert Francis), reports for his first assignment aboard the Caine, which is homeported in Pearl Harbor. "Willie", as he is known by his fellow officers, is disappointed to find that the Caine is a small, battle-scarred destroyer-minesweeper. Its gruff captain, Lieutenant Commander William H. DeVriess (Tom Tully), has almost completely given up on discipline, and the crew has become slovenly and superficially undisciplined, although their performance is excellent. Keith has already met the executive officer, Lieutenant Stephen Maryk (Van Johnson), and is introduced to the communications officer, Lieutenant Thomas Keefer (Fred MacMurray), a novelist in civilian life. Keith has an opportunity to transfer from the ship to a more glamorous billet as an Admiral's aide, but decides to stay aboard. However, Keith remains frustrated with the ship's lack of discipline, despite his own shortcomings.