Pittman, Tom

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Pittman, Tom Gender: M
Jerry Lee Altenburger
born on 16 March 1932 at 14:45 (= 2:45 PM )
Place Phoenix, Arizona, 33n27, 112w04
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°06' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 12°14 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 08°31'


American actor who died aged 26, described by the Los Angeles Times as "one of Hollywood's most promising young actors." His father was TV-radio actor Frank Alten. He appeared in films including The Proud Rebel (1958) with Alan Ladd, High School Big Shot (1959) and Verboten! (1959). Pittman also excelled on television in numerous classic westerns, guesting on Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, Tales of Wells Fargo, and Zane Grey Theater. He died on 31 October 1958 in a car crash at Benedict Canyon, California, after leaving a Halloween party. His body was found nearly three weeks later.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate: http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/1010/10100464.pdf


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (died aged 26)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Western series)