Sid Tomack (September 8, 1907 – November 12, 1962) was an American actor.
|Born||September 8, 1907|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 12, 1962 (aged 55)|
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Desert Memorial Park|
Sid Tomack appeared in numerous films.
They included: A Wave, a WAC and a Marine, The Thrill of Brazil, Blind Spot, Blondie's Holiday, For the Love of Rusty, A Double Life, I Love Trouble, My Girl Tisa, Hollow Triumph, Homicide for Three, Force of Evil, Knock on Any Door, Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture, The Crime Doctor's Diary, Make Believe Ballroom, The Doctor and the Girl, Abandoned, Side Street, Love That Brute, The Fuller Brush Girl, Never Trust a Gambler, Joe Palooka in Triple Cross, Reunion in Reno, Hoodlum Empire, Somebody Loves Me, Living It Up, The Girl Rush, The Kettles in the Ozarks, These Wilder Years, Too Much, Too Soon, The Space Children, Wake Me When It's Over, The Wackiest Ship in the Army and Sail a Crooked Ship, among others.
Tomack played Chester A. Riley's friend and neighbor Jim Gillis in the first version of The Life of Riley (starring Jackie Gleason). He played Al, Irma Peterson's deadbeat boyfriend, in My Friend Irma. He also played Knobby Walsh, the fight manager of Joe Palooka, in the syndicated series, The Joe Palooka Story.
- Forgotten Girls (1940) – Reporter (uncredited)
- Song of the Open Road (1944) – Makeup Man (uncredited)
- A Wave, a WAC and a Marine (1944) – Sid Tomack – Man in Cab
- The Thrill of Brazil (1946) – Irikie Bowers
- Blind Spot (1947) – Mike Foster – Bartender
- Blondie's Holiday (1947) – Pete Brody
- For the Love of Rusty (1947) – Moe Hatch
- Framed (1947) – Bartender (uncredited)
- A Double Life (1947) – Wigmaker
- I Love Trouble (1948) – Buster Buffin (uncredited)
- My Girl Tisa (1948) – BinkaBinka
- The Babe Ruth Story (1948) – Bartender (uncredited)
- Hollow Triumph (1948) – Artell – Manager
- Homicide for Three (1948) – Cab Driver
- Force of Evil (1948) – Two & Two Taylor (uncredited)
- Knock on Any Door (1948) – Duke the Fence (uncredited)
- Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) – The Runt
- Alias Nick Beal (1949) – Bartender (uncredited)
- The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949) – Blane aka Blaney the Dip (uncredited)
- Make Believe Ballroom (1949) – Joe (uncredited)
- Sorrowful Jones (1949) – Waiter at Steve's Place (uncredited)
- House of Strangers (1949) – Waiter (uncredited)
- The Doctor and the Girl (1949) – Mr. Cohen (uncredited)
- Abandoned (1949) – Mr. Humes
- Black Hand (1950) – Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
- Side Street (1950) – Louie (uncredited)
- Appointment with Danger (1950) – Trainman (uncredited)
- Love That Brute (1950) – Baldy Louie (uncredited)
- The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) – Bangs (uncredited)
- The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) – Groom (scenes deleted)
- Never Trust a Gambler (1951) – Emil Gillis – Bus Driver (uncredited)
- Joe Palooka in Triple Cross (1951) – Second Trainer
- Reunion in Reno (1951) – Serge Field
- Two Tickets to Broadway (1951) – 2nd Bus Driver (uncredited)
- Hoodlum Empire (1952) – Meyers (uncredited)
- Woman of the North Country (1952) – Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
- Somebody Loves Me (1952) – Harry Lake
- Living It Up (1954) – Master of Ceremonies
- My Sister Eileen (1955) – Counterman (uncredited)
- The Girl Rush (1955) – Victor's Business Manager (uncredited)
- The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956) – Benny
- That Certain Feeling (1956) – Shooting Gallery Proprietor (uncredited)
- These Wilder Years (1956) – Jess, the Bartender (uncredited)
- The Opposite Sex (1956) – Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
- Spring Reunion (1957) – Caterer (uncredited)
- Too Much, Too Soon (1958) – Harry / Dick Harrison (uncredited)
- The Space Children (1958) – Reporter Dan Wicks (uncredited)
- Never Steal Anything Small (1959) – Small Man (uncredited)
- Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) – Roomer (uncredited)
- Wake Me When It's Over (1960) – Sam – Bartender (uncredited)
- The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960) – Arthur, Bartender at Kangaroo Club (uncredited)
- Sail a Crooked Ship (1961) – Sammy
- "Sid Tomack". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (2007). "The Life Of Riley". The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows – 1946–Present (Ninth ed.). pp. 790, 940. ISBN 978-0345497734. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
- Leszczak, Bob (2012). "The Joe Palooka Story". Single Season Sitcoms, 1948–1979: A Complete Guide. p. 96. ISBN 978-0786468126. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
- Meeks, Eric G. (2014) . The Best Guide Ever to Palm Springs Celebrity Homes. Horatio Limburger Oglethorpe. pp. 41–43. ISBN 978-1479328598.
- "Sid Tomack, Actor In Films And On Tv". The New York Times. 1962-11-14. Retrieved 2018-06-07.