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      Tol Avery

      Tol Avery

      Highest Rated: 100% Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

      Lowest Rated: 100% Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

      Birthday: Aug 28, 1915

      Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

      Tol Avery was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Avery's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Robert Mitchum drama "His Kind of Woman" (1951), the Sterling Hayden crime drama "Naked Alibi" (1954) and the Susan Hayward dramatic adaptation "I'll Cry Tomorrow" (1955). He also appeared in the sci-fi flick "It Came From Beneath the Sea" (1955) with Kenneth Tobey, the comedic adaptation "Pal Joey" (1957) with Rita Hayworth and "The Unholy Wife" (1957). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "The Thin Man" (NBC, 1957-59). His film career continued throughout the fifties and the sixties in productions like "Buchanan Rides Alone" (1958) with Randolph Scott, "North By Northwest" (1959) with Cary Grant and the crime drama "Man-Trap" (1961) with Jeffrey Hunter. He also appeared in the Ray Danton biopic "The George Raft Story" (1961) and the Chubby Checker musical "Twist Around the Clock" (1961). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Slattery's People" (CBS, 1964-66). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Fred MacMurray adaptation "Follow Me, Boys!" (1966), the dramatic adaptation "Hotel" (1967) with Rod Taylor and "Wusa" (1970) with Paul Newman. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Lost in Space" (CBS, 1965-68). He also was featured in the TV movies "Set This Town on Fire" (NBC, 1972-73) and "The Marcus-Nelson Murders" (CBS, 1972-73). Avery more recently acted in the drama "Maurie" (1973) with Bernie Casey. Avery passed away in August 1973 at the age of 58.

      Highest rated movies

      Buchanan Rides Alone

      Photos

      WUSA, Tol Avery, Paul Newman, 1970 HIS KIND OF WOMAN, Tol Avery, Robert Mitchum, Peter Brocco, Charles McGraw, 1951

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 50% A Dream of Kings Herman (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The George Raft Story Wilson Mizner (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 29% Twist Around the Clock Joe Marshall (Character) - 1961
      100% 66% Buchanan Rides Alone Judge Simon Agry (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 50% Naked Alibi Irish (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Scarlet Angel Phineas Calhoun (Character) - 1952

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Longstreet Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 222 Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Amos Smith (Character),
      Max Grossman (Guest Star)
      1968 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1964 1967-1968 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet That Girl Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Governor & J.J. Senator Barkus (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet 76% Lost in Space Warden (Guest Star) 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Mr. Gibbons (Guest Star) 1965 1967
      No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Jury Foreman (Guest Star) 1964 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Emmet Fowler (Guest Star) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet 79% Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet F Troop Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Three Sons Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Laredo Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Smothers Brothers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Grindl Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Gary Clayton (Guest Star) 1962-1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Charles L. Welsh (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Alex Bradley (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1958 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bus Stop Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Wells Fargo Kellems (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sugarfoot Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Det. Steve King (Guest Star) 1957-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragnet Unknown (Guest Star) 1952