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Franchot Tone

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Birthday
27, 1905
Birthplace
Niagra Falls, NY
Death Date
Sep 18, 1968 (63)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1905
Birthplace
Niagra Falls, NY
Death Date
Sep 18, 1968 (63)

About

Star of the 1935 film, Mutiny on the Bounty, who was was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He appeared on various popular TV shows in the 1960s, including The Twilight Zone, Bonanza, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Before Fame

He was born into a wealthy family in Niagara Falls, New York.

Trivia

He received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Lieutenant Forsythe in The Lives of a Bengal Lancer.

Family Life

He married Joan Crawford in 1935, and they divorced four years later. They made seven films together.

Associated With

He starred with his wife Joan Crawford and Clark Gable and in the 1933 film, Dancing Lady.