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Tom Ewell

Born: Apr 29, 1909

Death: Sep 12, 1994

Birthplace: Owensboro

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Tom Ewell

Date of Birth : Apr 29, 1909
Date of Death : Sep 12, 1994
Birth Place : Owensboro

Tom Ewell was an American actor. His most successful and arguably most identifiable role is of Richard Sherman in The Seven Year Itch which he played on both the Broadway stage and in the 1955 Hollywood film. He played in several other light comedies in the 1950s, though he preferred to work on the stage.


  • Actor

Also known as

  • Samuel Yewell Tompkins
  • Tom Ewelle
  • S. Yewell Tompkins
  • Tommy Ewell


  • Martine Tompkins


  • Judith Abbott
  • Marjorie Sanborn


  • Taylor Ewell

Awards Won

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
  • Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
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