She finally got to laugh!


Tom Drake photo
Tom Drake. 1946

Tom Drake (August 5, 1918 – August 11, 1982).

Tom Drake (born Alfred Sinclair Alderdice) made films starting in 1940 and continuing until the mid-1970s, and also made TV acting appearances. He got his break after starring in the 1942 Broadway smash Janie, after which he was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


Drake appears with Donna Reed in the 1946 film, Faithful In My Fashion. In the May 1946 issue of Silver Screen Magazine, Donna said of this film, "Why it's the first time I've been able to laugh on the screen!"