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Thomas Mitchell

  • Birth 11 Jul 1892 Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 1962 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Cremated at the Chapel of the Pines and his ashes are in Vaultage
  • Memorial ID 8532

Actor. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was a distinguished performer and the first person to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award. He was most noted for his role as the father of Scarlet O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind" (1939) and as Uncle Billy in "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946). In 1937, he was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in "The Hurricane" and received the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1939, for his performance in "Stagecoach". His other film credits included "The Black Swan" (1942), "Bataan" (1943), "The Fighting Sullivans" (1944), "While the City Sleeps" (1956) and "Pocketful of Miracles" (1961). In 1952, he won the Best Actor Emmy (TV comedy category) and a Tony Award for best performance by an actor in the musical "Hazel Flagg" in 1953. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for his work in motion pictures and one for his work in television. Cause of death: cancer.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8532
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Mitchell (11 Jul 1892–17 Dec 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8532, citing Chapel Of The Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .