Sunday, September 18, 2016

RIP Paul Comi

The Quincy Sun
By R. Bosworth
September 12, 2016

Paul Comi of North Quincy passed away Aug. 26 in Pasadena, California.

Paul was born Feb 11. 1932 and died of complications related to Alzheimer’s. He was a three-time Purple Heart veteran who served in Korea.

He had a long and well-respected career both as an actor (known for his roles in over 600 stage, film and television) and also as a businessman.

His film credits include the role of Pvt. Abbott in The Young Lions with Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift. He was also cast as Lt. Tim, Steve McQueen’s assistant, in The Towering Inferno.

He is survived by his wife Eva and his children Diane, Kristin and Paul Jr.

COMI, Paul (Paul Domingo Comi)
Born: 2/11/1932, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: 8/26/2016, Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

Paul Comi’s westerns – actor:
Tombstone Territory (TV) – 1958, 1959 (Frank McLowery)
Warlock – 1959 (Luke Friendly)
Lawman (TV) – 1959, 1960 (Williams, Cole Reese)
The Tall Man (TV) – 1961 (Harry Pollitt)
Two Faces West (TV) – 1961 (Sheriff Johnny Evans)
Wagon Train (TV) – 1961 (John Grey Cloud)
Stoney Burke (TV) – 1962 (Frank Foley)
Rawhide (TV) – 1964 (Yo Yo)
The Virginian (TV) – 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 ( Elliott Powers, Brad Carter, Prosecutor, Jack Harlan, Warden Keane)
The Time Tunnel (TV) – 1966 (Capt. Benteen)
The Big Valley (TV) – 1966, 1967 (Mr. Porsey, Sergeant, Donnely)
The Wild Wild West (TV) – 1966, 1967 (Vittorio Pellagrini, Col. Pellargo, Bert Farnsworth)


  1. 3 Purple Hearts. Much respect. Too bad You don't know these things before they die.

  2. I was lucky enough to know Paul personally. He was a very kind and generous man.