Tom Conway

Born Sep 15, 1904

Tom Conway was a British film and radio actor.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tom Conway.


1904 Birth Born on September 15, 1904.


1946 41 Years Old On radio, Conway played Sherlock Holmes during the 1946–1947 season of The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, following Basil Rathbone's departure from the series. … Read More
1951 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1951, he replaced Vincent Price as star of the radio mystery series The Saint, a character which Sanders had portrayed on film a decade earlier. … Read More


1963 58 Years Old Despite having been financially successful in his twenty-four-year film career, Conway later struggled to make ends meet. Failing eyesight and alcoholism took their toll on him in his last years. His second wife (Leonard) divorced him in 1963 because of his drinking problem, and his brother George Sanders broke off all contact with him because of it.
1964 59 Years Old Conway underwent cataract surgery during the winter of 1964–65.


1965 60 Years Old In September 1965, he briefly returned to the headlines, having been discovered living in a $2-a-day room in a Venice, Los Angeles flophouse. … Read More
1967 63 Years Old It was 22 April 1967, and he died from cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 62. … Read More
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