Thomas Mitchell (actor)

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Thomas Mitchell
Mitchell in 1953
Thomas John Mitchell

(1892-07-11)July 11, 1892
DiedDecember 17, 1962(1962-12-17) (aged 70)
Cause of deathMesothelioma
Resting placeChapel of the Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Actor
  • writer
Years active1916–1962
Ann Stuart Breswer
(m. 1915; div. 1935)

(m. 1941)
Rachel Hartzell
(m. 1937; div. 1939)
RelativesJames P. Mitchell (nephew)

Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was an American actor and writer. He played Gerald O'Hara in Gone with the Wind, Doc Boone in Stagecoach, Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life, Pat Garrett in The Outlaw, and Mayor Jonas Henderson in High Noon.

Mitchell was the first male actor to win the Triple Crown of Acting by winning an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony Award.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Riddle, Joe (May 8, 2020). "Thomas Mitchell's five-star career". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved 2020-06-03.