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Thomas Mitchell (actor)

Thomas Mitchell (actor)
from the trailer for
High Barbaree (1947)
Personal information
Birth dateJuly 11, 1892
Place of birthElizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of deathDecember 17, 1962(age 70)
Death placeBeverly Hills, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, playwright, screenwriter
SpouseRachel Hartzell (1938)
Ann Stuart Breswer

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Thomas Mitchell (July 11, 1892 - December 17, 1962) was an American actor, playwright and screenwriter. Among his most famous roles in a long career are those of Gerald O'Hara, the father of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind, the drunken Doc Boone in John Ford's Stagecoach, and Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life. Mitchell was the first person to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony Award.

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