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Tommy Kirk

Actor | * 12/10/1941 († 79, 09/28/2021) | Louisville, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Thomas Lee Kirk (December 10, 1941 – September 28, 2021) was an American actor, best known for his performances in films made by Walt Disney Studios such as Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog, Swiss Family Robinson, The Absent-Minded Professor, and The Misadventures of Merlin Jones, as well as the beach-party films of the mid-1960s. He frequently appeared as a love interest for Annette Funicello or as part of a family with Kevin Corcoran as his younger brother and Fred MacMurray as his father. Kirk's career with Disney ended when news of his homosexuality threatened to become public. He struggled with drugs and depression for several years, appearing in a series of low-budget films before leaving the acting business in the mid-1970s. Thereafter, Kirk opened a carpet cleaning business and lived a mostly ordinary life, occasionally appearing at fan conv... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Drama

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Movies with Tommy Kirk as Actor(32)

as himself2017 Biz Size Döneriz
as Albert Kornfield2001 The Education of a Vampire
as Private Detective2000 Club Dead
as Blind Monk1998 Billy Frankenstein
as Mr. Kenner1997 Little Miss Magic
as Frank Phillips1987 Streets of Death
as Captain Gregory Shank1971 Ride the Hot Wind
as Wayne Thomas1969 It's Alive!
as Dop - Martian Fellow #1 / Mr. Fast - Seattle Sun Reporter1968 Mars Needs Women
as Bobby Goodwin1968 Track Of Thunder
as Sgt. Cross1967 Blood Of Ghastly Horror
as Don Pringle1967 Catalina Caper
as Mike / Herbert Samson1967 It's a Bikini World
as Chuck Phillips1966 The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini
as Merlin Jones1965 The Monkey's Uncle
as Go Go1964 Pajama Party
as Travis Coates1963 Savage Sam
as Biff Hawk1963 Son of Flubber
as Walter Talbot1962 Moon Pilot
as Elliott Willard1962 Bon Voyage!
as Tommy Carpenter1962 Escapade in Florence
as Grumio1961 Babes in Toyland
as Danny Grant1961 The Horsemasters
as Wilby Daniels1959 The Shaggy Dog
as Travis Coates1957 Old Yeller

TV Shows/Series with Tommy Kirk as Actor(8)

Full Name: Tommy Kirk
Born: Wednesday, 12/10 1941 (December) in Louisville, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 09/28 2021 (September) in Las Vegas (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Hollywood Professional School
Other names for Tommy Kirk (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Thomas Lee Kirk"
Tommy Kirk frequently works together with these people:
Larry Buchanan (9x, Crew)
Walt Disney (8x, Crew)
Bill Walsh (8x, Crew)
Annette Funicello (7x, Actress)
Claude Akins (6x, Actor)
Edward Colman (6x, Crew)
Amzie Strickland (6x, Actress)
Robert O. Cook (6x, Crew)
Carroll Clark (6x, Crew)
Kevin Corcoran (6x, Actor)
Fred Olen Ray (5x, Crew)
Jimmy Williams (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:50805, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 11/24/2022