Tommy Kirk

Actor and Businessman
Born Dec 10, 1941

Thomas Lee "Tommy" Kirk is a former American actor, and later a businessman. He is best known for his performances in a number of highly popular movies made by Disney Studios.

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1941 Birth Born on December 10, 1941.


1954 12 Years Old In 1954, Kirk accompanied his elder brother Joe to an audition for a production of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. … Read More
1956 14 Years Old In April 1956, Kirk auditioned for the part of Joe Hardy for The Mickey Mouse Club serial "The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure". … Read More
1957 15 Years Old Kirk's career received its biggest break yet when in January 1957 Disney cast him as Travis Coates in Old Yeller (1957), an adventure story about a boy and his heroic dog. … Read More


1964 22 Years Old On Christmas Eve 1964 Kirk was arrested for possession of marijuana.
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Although the charges were later dropped on a technicality in January 1965, Kirk was replaced on Wild Bikini by Dwayne Hickman and on Katie Elder by Michael Anderson, Jr.. … Read More
1970 28 Years Old Kirk says he reached bottom in 1970 when he did two movies that were non-Screen Actors Guild, Ride the Hot Wind and Blood of Ghastly Horror, causing Kirk to almost lose his SAG card. "Finally, I said, to hell with the whole thing, to hell with show business, I'm gonna make a new life for myself, and I got off drugs, completely kicked all that stuff."


1973 31 Years Old Kirk publicly came out as gay in a 1973 interview with Marvin Jones. … Read More


1990 48 Years Old In 1990 he said: … Read More


As of 2006, Kirk had more than thirty feature film roles to his credit. … Read More
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