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Tom Kennedy
Birth: Jul. 15, 1884
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1965
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. A former amateur boxer, he entered films and played in a number of Mack Sennett's Keystone comedies. He was also named the U.S. Amateur Heavyweight Boxing Champion in 1908. Hired by Douglas Fairbanks Sr. as a trainer in 1915, Kennedy was later hired for bit parts at Keystone Studios where his brother Edgar was one of their main players. In 1935, Kennedy shared star billing with Monty Collins in a series of 11 two-reelers distributed by Columbia Pictures. Kennedy remained active in films up to 1963. Kennedy appeared in 265 films. His name does not appear on the crypt marker. His ashes were placed inside the crypt along with his daughter Mary Frances who died in the flu epidemic of the 1920s. (bio by: TLS) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Genevieve Callahan Kennedy (1884 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Kennedy (1904 - 1944)*
  Dorothy Kennedy Ricciardi (1909 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: B Building, #345
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: TLS
Record added: Sep 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7901760
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Merry Christmas in Heaven, Tom.
- EmilyAnn Frances May
 Added: Dec. 10, 2014
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Nov. 29, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
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