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Franchot Tone

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Birth Name: Franchot Tone
Born: 02/27/1905
Birth Place: Niagara Falls, New York, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 09/18/1968

Save for an occasional success such as Billy Wilder's fascinating "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943) and Robert Siodmak's landmark early film noir, "Phantom Lady" (1944), Tone made few memorable films during the 1940s, and his screen career was all but washed up by the early part of the next decade. Tone was received unwanted publicity when he was assaulted by actor Tom Neal as the two men had an altercation over starlet Barbara Payton, whom Tone would later married. He did, though, successfully repair to the stage in the 50s and intermittently surfaced in character parts in films through the 1960s. He was especially fine as the President of the United States in Otto Preminger's fine political dr... Continue Bio >>

Popular Movies:
1965-01-01 In Harm's Way
1965-09-27 Mickey One
Careless Love
1962-06-01 Advise and Consent
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