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 Tom Poston

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Tom Poston

  • Birth 17 Oct 1921 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 30 Apr 2007 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Garden of Abraham, Space 706
  • Memorial ID 19174741

Actor. He was best known as a comic actor in the Golden Age of television. In 1959 he won an Emmy for his role as the befuddled Everyman on "The Steve Allen Show", and he received Emmy nominations for his performances in "Newhart", "Mork and Mindy", and "Coach". His other TV credits include "Murphy Brown", "That 70's Show", "Will & Grace", "Becker", "Good Morning Miami", and as a longstanding panelist on "To Tell the Truth". Poston began his acting career in 1947 on Broadway and in stock, and was later seen in such films as "Princess Diaries II", "Cold Turkey", and "Soldier in the Rain". He was married to actress Jean Sullivan from 1955 to 1968 and to Suzanne Pleshette from 2001 until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 1 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19174741
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Tom Poston (17 Oct 1921–30 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19174741, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .