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Tommy Kirk Biography
Who was Tommy Kirk ?
Tommy Kirk, who starred in the 1957 Disney film Old Yeller, died at the age of 79.
Thomas Lee Kirk is an American former actor. He is best known for his performances in a number of highly popular films made by Walt Disney Studios such as Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog, Swiss Family Robinson, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones, as well as the beach-party films of the mid-1960s. Wikipedia
The actor was found dead in his Las Vegas home on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. by his neighbor, according to TMZ.
No foul play has been suspected.
How old was Tommy Kirk ?
He was 79 year old.December 10, 1941 (age 79 years), Louisville, Kentucky, United States.
What happened to actor Tommy Kirk?
Kirk stopped acting in the early 1970s, saying that he got tired and stopped acting. He now runs a carpet and upholstery cleaning business, according to IMDB. For a child star who struggled so hard, Tommy Kirk is truly forgotten today.
Was Tommy Kirk a Mouseketeer?
Leaving Disney. Kirk said that he knew he was gay from a young age: I regard my teenage years as desperately unhappy. I knew he was gay, but I had no outlet for my feelings.
Was Tommy Kirk married?
RIP: Tommy Kirk, who starred in the 1957 Disney movie Old Yeller, died at the age of 79. The actor was found dead in his Las Vegas home on Tuesday, Sept. 28 by his neighbor and no crime is suspected, according to TMZ. Tommy pictured with his co-star Dorothy McGuire in the 1957 film Old Yeller
Tommy played Travis Coates in the classic Disney movie Old Yeller, about a boy and his beloved dog.
In addition to the 1957 classic, Tommy also played lead roles in Swiss Family Robinson, The Shaggy Dog, and The Misadventures of Merlin Jones.