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 Tom Poston -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tom Poston (born October 17, 1921 in (Click link for more info and facts about Columbus, Ohio) Columbus, Ohio) is an (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American television and film (A theatrical performer) actor.
Poston, a veteran (A theatrical performer) actor, has been on (A telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points) television since the first flickering images came into living rooms in the (The decade from 1950 to 1959) 1950s.
Poston returned to television as a recurring guest-star on (Click link for more info and facts about The Bob Newhart Show) The Bob Newhart Show in the 1970s.
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 MTV.com - Movies - Tom Poston
Though many casual observers perceive that comic actor Tom Poston was "discovered" by Steve Allen in 1956, Poston had in fact been a performer long before Allen ever set foot on a stage.
From 1956 through 1960, Poston was seen along with Louis Nye and Don Knotts as a member of the Allen stock company; appropriately, he was most often cast as a "man on the street" interviewee who could never remember his name.
Poston won an Emmy for his work on Allen's show in 1959, and that same year hosted the weekday TV game show Split Personality; this gig led to a long tenure as a guest panelist on other quiz programs.
www.mtv.com /movies/person/50669/bio.jhtml   (363 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Tom Poston
Tom Poston (born October 17, 1921 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American television and film actor.
A longtime friend of Bob Newhart, Poston played the role of George Utley, country handyman of the Stratford Inn, on Newhart.
In 2001, Poston married actress Suzanne Pleshette who played the wife of Newhart's character Bob Hartley on The Bob Newhart Show.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tom-Poston   (1170 words)

  
 CSI - Executive Chauffeured Transportation - Baltimore, MD - Tom Poston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Poston was born in Columbus, Ohio and attended Bethany College, West Virginia.
Tom won an Air Medal for his contribution to D-Day, and in Southern France, subsequently won two more Oak leaf Medals, thereby resulting in an "Oak Leaf Cluster" of Medals.
While the war ended his studies there permanently, Tom was awarded an Honorary Doctorate as a Doctor of Letters, September 13, 1990, by Bethany in honor of his lifetime education, accomplishments and contributions.
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 Suzanne Pleshette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She also played opposite (future husband) Tom Poston and the late Constance Ford in The Golden Fleecing.
Pleshette has been in over two dozen made for television films and numerous dramas of the late '50s, '60s and '70s; during the '60s and '70s and she appeared to dominate the drama shows.
In 2001, Suzanne married a former co-star, comic actor Tom Poston (b.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Suzanne_Pleshette   (414 words)

  
 Flown From the Nest - Tom Poston
Aston Villa youngster Tom Poston played for Norwich City's Under 19 Academy side in a friendly clash with Peterborough on 9th January 1999.
Tom has since materialized at Kidderminster Harriers where he is a regular in their Reserves team.
In April 2001, Tom was playing for Moor Green of the Dr Martens League - whether this was a permanent move or not is currently unclear.
www.ex-canaries.co.uk /players/poston.htm   (174 words)

  
 U-Daily News - TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Poston's nameless clown lives in Marni's flat and was inspired by a visit the show's creators once made to a friend's New York apartment.
Born in Ohio, Poston studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, after serving as an Air Corps pilot in World War II.
Poston got the job because he was the only one who could handle the fall, even though he didn't know how to project his voice above the play's sound of cannon and gunfire.
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 Pleshette-Poston Wedding
Suzanne Pleshette was the loving wife Emily on the “Bob Newhart Show.” Tom Poston played the deadpan handy man on Bob's sitcom sequel "Newhart" Now these two share more than the same co-star.
After a whirlwind romance Tom and Suzanne are man and wife.
Tom and Suzanne actually first met back in 1959 working together on Broadway.
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Tom Poston having a ball as a dying clown on sitcom
Poston has worked in television since the mid-1950s, when he was a sideman on "The Steve Allen Show." For many viewers in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was known as a frequent panelist on the game show "To Tell the Truth."
Bickley on the Robin Williams sitcom, "Mork and Mindy," and, later, as the handyman on Bob Newhart's 1982-1990 CBS comedy, "Newhart." (Poston and Newhart have something else in common: Newhart was married to Suzanne Pleshette on "The Bob Newhart Show," and Poston is married to her in real life.)
www.knoxstudio.com /shns/story.cfm?pk=POSTON-TV-02-11-05&cat=ET   (461 words)

  
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Despite his memorably cantankerous stints on the old "Mork and Mindy" and "Newhart" shows, Tom Poston had to audition for the role of a cranky old clown who lives in a closet on NBC's quirky new sitcom "Committed."
Because Poston can make the smallest moment count, she says, "We can do very tiny stories for him, like one he did that hasn't aired yet, where he's just waiting for a peach to ripen.
On "Committed," Tom Poston's cranky clown character doesn't get big story lines, but he doesn't need them.
www.chicagoredstreak.com /entertainment/mid-features-ent-poston.html   (752 words)

  
 On Stage at the Kennedy Center: The Mark Twain Prize 2002 (Bob Newhart) . Behind the Curtain . Tom Poston | PBS
Tom Poston is familiar to audiences from his rich body of work on the stage, in literally dozens of films, and on television.
Born in Columbus, Poston spent his early years in Ohio, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Following high school, he enrolled in West Virginia's Bethany College as a chemistry major.
After returning to the U.S., Poston was admitted to the academy's two-year program and began his training as an actor.
www.pbs.org /weta/onstage/twain2002/bios/poston.html   (280 words)

  
 Models, Prices, Availability
So we ran our Buick with Tom Poston (he was in my class) as the driver.
Tom had a tendency to oversleep, and my little brother, Bobby, who was two years younger than I, and certainly not old enough to have a driver's license, would be dispatched to pick up Tom.
He'd drive up and bring Tom back, and the police never stopped him, although a neighbor lady was always threatening to turn him in.
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 Tom Poston @ Filmbug UK
Familiar to audiences for many decades -- especially for his role as handyman George Utley on Newhart -- Tom Poston is a versatile performer whose various portrayals have provided an ideal showcase for his comic talents.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Poston spent his early years in Ohio, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Following high school, he enrolled in West Virginia's Bethany College as chemistry major.
Poston resides in Los Angeles with his actress/wife, Suzanne Pleshette.
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 And You Call Yourself a Scientist! - The Old Dark House (1963)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tom accepts, but when he arrives at Femm Hall he discovers that Caspar has fallen - or been pushed - to his death.
Tom has a narrow escape when he finds acid in his wash basin.
The only possible explanation I can think of for the casting of the dull, dreary and personality-less Tom Poston is to make the rest of the cast look better by comparison.
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 NBC's 'Committed': Criminally Inane (washingtonpost.com)
In what may or may not be an eerie metaphor for the fate of "Committed," Tom Poston plays the "dying clown" living in Marni's broom closet.
The great Tom Poston has only one line of dialogue on the premiere but gets laughs merely by walking across the room; he plays a "dying clown" who lives in Marni's closet.
Of course that concept is too silly even for the screwiest of screwball comedies, but it gives us a chance to see Poston in all (or some of) his lovably deadpan glory.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A46035-2005Jan3.html   (725 words)

  
 Classic-Horror Review of The Old Dark House (1963)
Tom’s character (Tom Pendrel) lives in the house at night and Peter Bull’s character (Casper) lives in the house during the day.
Casper’s family members are a couple beans short of an enchilada, and inform Tom a very strange tale of their family.
Tom Posten proved to be great in his role of the confused outsider, and I might just have to pick up a couple more flicks that he was in.
classic-horror.com /reviews/odhouse63.shtml   (500 words)

  
 Tom Poston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
A tall, Everyman actor with drooping eyes that somehow want to reveal more than one would think at first glance, Tom Poston has had a lengthy career on stage and TV, often on panel shows, often playing slow-witted characters who can surprise with their bursts of logic and intelligence.
In the 1980s and 90s, Poston was often seen as a sidekick to Bob Newhart, Tim Conway, and others, but it would probably surprise many to know that Poston began his career on Broadway in the production of "Cyrano de Bergerac", a role that Poston later played on several occasions.
www.hollywood.com /celebs/detail/celeb/188758   (277 words)

  
 To Tell The Truth 1956 - 1967 CBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The late Tom Landry, that coached the Dallas Cowboys from 1960-1988, was once a contestant on the show and was an impostor.
He spent some Christmases in the Arctic, one of which involved a rescue mission.
Tom, at that time, was defensive coach for the New York Giants, that had just won the Eastern Division championship.
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 Tom Poston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, with the bugged-out eyes and vague look...
City That Never Sleeps (1953) (as Thomas Poston)....
Find where Tom Poston is credited alongside another name
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 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Correction: AP-on-TV-Tom-Poston story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In a Feb. 14 story about actor Tom Poston, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he played Mr.
Bickley on eight seasons of "Newhart." Instead, Poston portrayed handyman George Utley on that show.
LOS ANGELES -- In a Feb. 14 story about actor Tom Poston, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he played Mr.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2005/02/15/correction_ap_on_tv_tom_poston_story   (100 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Zotz (1962) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alas, William Castle (in his questionable wisdom) chose not to end a comedy on a comedic note; even though Karig's ending would have been perfect for Tom Poston, and may have conceivably salvaged Castle's dismal, downward-spiraling romp.
You may remember Tom Poston as the Peeper in "The Bob Newhart Show".
With both Tom Poston and Jim Backus (Horatio Kellgore) what could be a passing movie will keep you laughing.
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 Poston is ‘Committed’ to sitcom, Pleshette - TV COMEDY - MSNBC.com
Poston is ‘Committed’ to sitcom, Pleshette - TV COMEDY - MSNBC.com
Justin Lubin / AP Despite his memorably cantankerous stints on the old "Mork and Mindy" and "Newhart" shows, Tom Poston had to audition for the role of a cranky old clown who lives in a closet in NBC's "Committed."
He dropped his trousers and had on these gold lame boxer shorts,” says co-creator and executive producer Eileen Heisler, still chuckling.
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 Tom Poston News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
News about Tom Poston continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
At 83, Tom Poston is not ready for retirement just yet.
On the new comedy "Committed", in which he plays a dying clown who lives in a closet, he figures he has the best gig on television.
www.topix.net /who/tom-poston   (150 words)

  
 Tom Poston - Harry
TOM POSTON (Harry) is a versatile performer whose roles have provided s showcase for his comic talents.
While a student at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, Poston landed a part in Jose Ferrer's Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
Poston's extraordinary list of television credits also includes a long-standing position as a panelist on To Tell the Truth and his own series, titled Split Personality.
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 "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet" (1950)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
from Austin, TX Of the three classic 1950s space adventure TV programs, TOM CORBETT SPACE CADET was the most realistic, and SPACE PATROL the most fantastic, with CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO RANGERS somewhere in the middle.
Tom, Roger and Astro had problems we could all identify with.
And when they weren't sweating out grades or exams, they could take off for a jaunt through the solar system, even hyperdrive voyages to nearby stars, in the mighty rocket cruiser Polaris, as long as academic advisor Captain Steve Strong was along!
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 WNDU-TV: Story: Committed - Tom Poston - January 04, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tom Poston could roll out of bed, step in front of the cameras, and be in character for his role on the new NBC comedy "Committed."
Poston plays a dying clown who lives in a closet of a New York apartment.
His wardrobe consists of pajamas, a robe and slippers.
www.wndu.com /entertainment/012005/entertainment_39419.php   (116 words)

  
 eBay - tom poston, Autographs-Original, Movie Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor, Steve Allen Show, Newhart October 17 in History
Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor, Steve Allen Show, Newhart October 17 in History
Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor, Steve Allen Show, Newhart
I think the vocabulary of the average Sun reader is something like 10,000 words.
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