Carr, Thomas

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Name
Carr, Thomas Gender: M
Thomas Howard Carr
born on 4 July 1907 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°24' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°28 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°12'



Biography

American actor and film director of Hollywood movies and television programs. Often billed as "Tommy Carr", he later adopted his more formal "Thomas Carr" birth name as his billing name.

From 1945 through 1951 Carr directed numerous B movies for Hollywood's poverty row. Most of Carr's films were Westerns; however, in 1948 he was co-director (along with Spencer Gordon Bennet) of the live-action Superman serial. From 1951 to 1968, Carr's directing was focused mainly on television. He directed episodes of numerous television shows in the 1950s and 1960s, including episodes of Lassie, Adventures of Superman, Daniel Boone, Wanted: Dead or Alive, and Gunsmoke.

Thomas Carr retired from directing in 1968. He died in Ventura, California on 23 April 1997 at age 89.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film and TV)