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Brendan Dillon
Brendan Dillon
Brendan Dillon made four appearances as Tommy Kelsey on AITF in Seasons 2 and 3.
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: October 24, 1919
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 15, 2011(2011-03-15) (aged 91)
Deathplace: Los Angeles County, CA, U.S.
Character/Series involvement
Series: All In The Family / Archie Bunker's Place
Episodes appeared in: 4 in Seasons 2 & 3 (AITF)
2 in Season 4 (Archie Bunker's Place)
Character played: Tommy Kelsey
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Brendan Dillon played the role of Tommy Kelsey in four episodes in Seasons 2 and 3 of All in the Family; he also made two cameo appearances on Archie Bunker's Place as a customer in the bar, what was by that time Archie Bunker's Place, in the Season 4 episodes "The Red Herring" (episode #17) and "The Boys' Night Out" (episode #18).


Brendan made many guest TV show appearances dating back to the mid-late 1950s and early 1960s, which included such early guest appearances on such shows as Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans, R.M.C.P, Surfside 6, The Alcoa Theatre, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and Make Room For Daddy. He also had a recurring role as Mr. Bemis in three of his six appearances on the 1960s Western series The Virginian.

Later guest roles included appearances on such popular 1970s shows as Family, Barnaby Jones, and Baretta, as well as the 1990s shows Jake and the Fatman and the short-lived ABC-TV revival of Dark Shadows.


Dillon passed away in 2011.

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