Tom Poston

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Tom Poston
Tom Poston 1965.JPG
Poston in 1965.
Thomas Gordon Poston

(1921-10-17)October 17, 1921
DiedApril 30, 2007(2007-04-30) (aged 85)
Years active1950-2006
Spouse(s)Jean Sullivan
(m.1955-1968; divorced)
Kay Hudson
(m.1968-1975; divorced)
Kay Hudson
(m.1980-1998; her death)[1]
Suzanne Pleshette
(m.2001-2007; his death)

Thomas Gordon "Tom" Poston (October 17, 1921 – April 30, 2007) was an American television and movie actor. His career began during the 1970s.

According to USA Today Life editor Dennis Moore, Poston appeared in more sitcoms than any other actor.[2] In the 1980s, he played George Utley, opposite Bob Newhart's character on Newhart and Burt Sigurdson in That '70s Show.

After a short illness, Poston died of respiratory failure on April 30, 2007, in Los Angeles, California at the age of 85.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bernstein, Adam (May 2, 2007). "Tom Poston; Played the Comically Clueless". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  2. Moore, Dennis (5 August 2013). "Which American Actor Appeared in the most TV Sitcoms?". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  3. Fox, Margalit (2 May 2007). "Tom Poston, Virtuosic Comic Actor, Is Dead at 85". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-04-21.

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