Thomas Mitchell (actor)
Thomas John Mitchell was an American actor. He was the first male actor to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony Award. Mitchell died at age 70 from peritoneal mesothelioma in Beverly Hills, California.
About Thomas Mitchell (actor) in brief
Thomas John Mitchell was an American actor. Among his most famous roles are those of Gerald O’Hara in Gone with the Wind, Doc Boone in Stagecoach, Uncle Billy in It’s a Wonderful Life, and Mayor Jonas Henderson in High Noon. Mitchell was the first male actor to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony Award, better known as the Triple Crown of Acting. In addition to being an actor, he was also a director, playwright, and screenwriter. Mitchell died at age 70 from peritoneal mesothelioma in Beverly Hills, California.
He was cremated at the Crematory and cremated ashes at the Chapel of the Pines in Pheonix, New Jersey, on December 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Mitchell, and his son, the late James P. Mitchell, who served as Secretary of Labor for President Dwight Eisenhower in the 1950s and 1960s. For more information on Thomas Mitchell, visit his website, www.thomest Mitchell.com.