Thomas Carroll Neal Jr. (January 28, 1914 – August 7, 1972) was an American actor and successful amateur boxer best known for his costarring role in the critically lauded film Detour, for having a widely publicized affair with actress Barbara Payton, and for later being convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter.

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Tom Neal
Neal in Detour (1945)
Thomas Carroll Neal, Jr.[1]

(1914-01-28)January 28, 1914
DiedAugust 7, 1972(1972-08-07) (aged 58)
Alma materNorthwestern University
Years active1935–1959
(m. 1948; div. 1950)

Patricia Fenton
(m. 1956; died 1958)

Gale Bennett
(m. 1960; died 1965)