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Thomas Mitchell (July 11, 1892 â€“ December 17, 1962) was an Academy, Emmy, and Tony award winning American film actor as well as a screenplay writer. He is remembered as one of the premier character actors in motion picture history.
Thomas Mitchell died in 1962 at age 70 from cancer in Beverly Hills, California. He was cremated and his ashes stored in the vault at the Chapel of the Pines Crematory in Los Angeles. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for his work in Motion Pictures at 1651 Vine St., and one for his work in television at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard.