Joseph Tomelty

Actor, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew

Actor, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew


The distinctively white-haired, bushy-browed Northern Irish novelist, playwright and character actor, Joseph Tomelty was born the eldest of seven children in the small fishing village of Portaferry, County Down. He initially followed in his father's footsteps as a house painter. Early on, life on the stage might have seemed inconceivable because of...
Birth date
1910-03-05
Death date
1995-06-07

Known For


A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember
Dr. William O'Loughlin (1958)
Moby Dick
Moby Dick
Peter Coffin (1956)
Sword of Lancelot
Sword of Lancelot
Sir Kaye (1963)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Singing Bird
(TV Short) Aneas
1972
ActorThe Black Torment
Sir Giles Fordyke
1964
ActorSword of Lancelot
Sir Kaye
1963
ActorBBC Sunday-Night Play
(TV Series) Doherty - The Big Donkey (1963) ... Doherty
1963
ActorZero One
(TV Series) Uncle George - Everybody's Uncle (1963) ... Uncle George
1963
ActorThe Sword in the Web
(TV Series) Drunk - The British Pilot (1962) ... Drunk
1962
ActorThe Cheaters
(TV Series) Professor Kayle - The Back of Beyond (1962) ... Professor Kayle
1962
ActorNo Hiding Place
(TV Series) Doc Finney - Fever (1961) ... Doc Finney
1961
ActorPolice Surgeon
(TV Series) Murphy - Easy Money (1960) ... Murphy
1960
ActorThe Day They Robbed the Bank of England
Cohoun
1960
ActorHell Is a City
Furnisher Steele
1960
ActorLife Is a Circus
Joe Winter
1960
ActorNext to No Wife
(TV Movie) Canon Fergus Brodie
1959
ActorArmchair Theatre
(TV Series) Jimsey Barner - Worm in the Bud (1959) ... Jimsey Barner
1959
ActorUpstairs and Downstairs
Arthur Farringdon
1959
ActorThe Captain's Table
Dalrymple
1959
ActorITV Play of the Week
(TV Series) Michael James Flaherty / Pop - Playboy of the Western World (1958) ... Michael James Flaherty - The Wooden Dish (1957) ... Pop
1957-1958
ActorTread Softly Stranger
Old Ryan
1958
ActorTelevision Playwright
(TV Series) The Captain - High-Blown Lady (1958) ... The Captain
1958
ActorA Night to Remember
Dr. William O'Loughlin
1958
ActorMoby Dick
Peter Coffin
1956
ActorColonel March of Scotland Yard
(TV Series) Braden - The Missing Link (1955) ... Braden
1955
ActorA Prize of Gold
Uncle Dan
1955
ActorThe Atomic Man
Detective Inspector Cleary
1955
ActorJohn and Julie
Mr. Davidson
1955
ActorA Kid for Two Farthings
Vagrant
1955
ActorBedevilled
Father Cunningham
1955
ActorRheingold Theatre
(TV Series) Culhane / Mr. Sampson / Clancy - The Thoroughbred (1955) ... Culhane - Mr. Sampson (1954) ... Mr. Sampson - The Bitter Heart (1953) ... Clancy
1953-1955
ActorSimba
Dr. Hughes
1955
ActorChance Meeting
Moffatt
1954
ActorTonight's the Night
Dooley
1954
ActorDevil Girl from Mars
Professor
1954
ActorHobson's Choice
Jim Heeler
1954
ActorBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) Andrew Boyd - Boyd's Shop (1954) ... Andrew Boyd
1954
ActorFront Page Story
Dan
1954
ActorHell Below Zero
Capt. McPhee
1954
ActorMeet Mr. Lucifer
Mr. Pedelty
1953
ActorMelba
Thomas Mitchell
1953
ActorThe Horse's Mouth
Terry Roche
1953
ActorThe Gentle Maiden
(TV Movie) John Clarke
1953
ActorThe Gentle Gunman
Dr Brannigan
1952
ActorYou're Only Young Twice
Dan McEntee
1952
ActorThe Sound Barrier
Will
1952
ActorTreasure Hunt
Tim the Poacher
1952
ActorShark Island
(Short) Seán (narrator)
1951
ActorOdd Man Out
'Gin' Jimmy, the cabbie
1947
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Singing Bird
(TV Short) (radio play)
1972
WriterArmchair Theatre
(TV Series) (play - 1 episode) - A Shilling for the Evil Day (1959) ... (play)
1959
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewOdd Man Out
(advisor: Irish)
1947
RoleTitleYear
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series) Self - Stephen Boyd (1960) ... Self
1960