It is with a heavy heart that we report the death of Tommy Kelly, known for his starring role in the 1938 film “Adventures of Tom Sawyer” has died at age 90.
According to Fox News:
Kelly suffered congestive heart failure on Jan. 25 in Greensboro, N.C., his son announced Tuesday.
Along with the adaptation of the Mark Twain novel for which he’s best known, Kelly appeared in “Gone With the Wind,” “He Walked By Night,” and “The West Point Story” before retiring from Hollywood at age 25.
Kelly was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army in Europe. He had a distinguished post-Hollywood career, working as an administrator for the Peace Corps in the African nation of Liberia and as an international relations advisor for the Department of Agriculture.
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