|Birthname||Thomas Daniel Hennesy|
|born on||4 August 1923 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )|
|Place||Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15|
|Timezone||PST h8w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°19' 10°41 Asc. 11°49'|
American screen actor and stuntman known for playing the title role of the Gill-man (on land) in the classic Universal horror film Revenge of the Creature (1955), the second installment of the Creature from the Black Lagoon trilogy.
Hennesy served in the United States Navy in World War II. He acted and performed stunts in numerous John Wayne and John Ford films. Hennesy was the stunt double for many stars, including Rock Hudson, Randolph Scott, Rod Cameron, Jeff Chandler, and more.
Hennesy also worked as a general secondary, as well as elementary school, teacher in many Hollywood studios. His celebrity students included, among others, Natalie Wood, Annette Funicello, Paul Anka, Sal Mineo, Tim Considine, Molly Bee, Tommy Rettig, and Lauren Chapin.
Tom Hennesy died on 23 May 2011 at age 87 in Malibu, California.
- (has as) student relationship with Anka, Paul (born 30 July 1941)
- (has as) student relationship with Chapin, Lauren (born 23 May 1945)
- (has as) student relationship with Funicello, Annette (born 22 October 1942)
- (has as) student relationship with Mineo, Sal (born 10 January 1939)
- (has as) student relationship with Wood, Natalie (born 20 July 1938)
- compare to chart of Megowan, Don (born 24 May 1922). Notes: Both played the Gill-man
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and TV)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Stunt work
- Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Navy, WWII)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Celebrity actor stunt double)