Tommy Dangcil is a Hollywood, California, born historian and currently works as a Hollywood Union I.A.T.S.E. Local 728 Motion Picture Lighting Technician. A long-time Hollywood Heritage member, he also is a historian of classic Hollywood cinema from the 1930s and 1940s. The content of Hollywood, California, Through Time comes from his personal and extensive collection of postcards, photographs, and ephemera.
His wife, Maridee Dangcil, is the founder and owner of The Yarnover Truck, a Southern California based mobile yarn store specializing in local hand-dyed yarn. His daughter, Darla Dangcil, is a young filmmaker and artist residing in Los Angeles.