Online Book Store in Association with

Books and videos recommended by fans for fans...

The Films of Tom Lowell

wpe108.jpg (118951 bytes)Twilight Zone #41 - includes the episode "Changing of the Guard," which features Tom Lowell. He was filming this episode when he first auditioned for Combat! In this episode, Donald Pleasence is Professor Ellis Fowler, forced to retire after 51 years of teaching. Feeling his life was worthless, Fowler is startled by the ghostly appearance of former students.


The Carpetbaggers (1964) Starring George Peppard. Tom is in a featured small role as the naive young son of a Hollywood mogul who must "entertain" a troublesome starlet.

Tom Lowell in The Carpetbaggers
(click on image to see larger view)


Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

Absolutely charming family comedy of the misadventures of Jimmy Stewart and Maureen O'Hara on a family vacation. Blink and you'll miss Tom Lowell's first screen appearance. But he does actually have a couple lines! This film is great fun!
Instant Video Rental

The Manchurian Candidate, 1962

Stars Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury. Superb political thriller. Tom in small, but pivotal, role as youngest member of an Army squad in Korea. Not for the kids! Intense, well written, and well acted.

The Manchurian Candidate: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Tom Lowell
(click on image to see larger view)

Aliens Are Coming
Made for Netherlands TV
English Language edition

Starring Eric Breaden, Ed Harris, Gerald McRaney, Max Gail. An alien mother ship hovering in Earth's atmosphere is the base for an attempted alien invasion of Earth. Tom listed as 'Intern' in credits. I haven't seen this one yet.

That Darn Cat

Disney film with Hayley Mills. Tom is featured as Hayley's boyfriend, a surfer bum. Cute! A must-see for Lowell fans. Cast also features lots of "Combat!" alums, including Roddy McDowall and Keenan Wynn.

 Tom Lowell as 'Canoe' in Disney's That Darn Cat


Escape from the Planet of the Apes


Tom appears in a minor role (two scenes) as the orderly of the imprisoned Apes in this third saga in the "Planet of the Apes" series. Lots of "Combat!" alums in the film, including Eric Braeden, William Windom, Albert Salmi, Roddy McDowall.
Also available in: DVD

The Boatniks

Children's film from Walt Disney. Slapstick farce. Strictly for kids.

More about Tom Lowell

A letter from Tom Lowell
Resume of Tom Lowell
Link to his credits on the Internet Movie Database
Biography of Billy Nelson, the character he played on "Combat!"
Character sketch of Billy Nelson

For more on-line shopping, see: logo

Enter keywords

SITE MENU: Combat TV Series
The Show
The Cast
The Crew
Combat! A Viewer's Companion
Combat!  Fandom
Combat TV Trivia
Combat! Collectibles
WWII Weapons
WWII Books
Military Posters


HomeWeb site © copyright 1995 - 2014 by Jo Davidsmeyer.  All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy
File last updated May 30, 2014

Other WWII TV Shows: Black Sheep SquadronTwelve O'Clock High

Combat! is owned by ABC Television and distributed in the US by Paramount Pictures. It is not our intention to infringe on the copyrights of the creators of Combat! This web page is meant for the free enjoyment of Combat! fans everywhere. Unless otherwise noted, materials Copyright Jo Davidsmeyer. All rights reserved. Photographs from the TV series  copyright ABC-TV.

Dollar Bargains:  Christmas Stocking Stuffers for a Dollar * Halloween Party Favors * July 4th Favors