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Franchot Tone
Birth: Feb. 27, 1905
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1968
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Actor. Born Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone, he was a popular character performer of stage, film, and television. He started his career as a member of the New York Theatre Guild and got his first major role in the Broadway production of "The Age of Innocence" in 1929. His screen debut was in the movie "The Wiser Sex" (1932), followed by "Today We live" (1933). A veteran of over 40 films, his most noted credits included "Mutiny On the Bounty" (1935), for which he was nominated for a Academy Award for Best Actor, "The Lives of a Bengal Lancer" (1935), "Dangerous" (1935), "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943), "The Man on the Eiffel Tower" (1950) and "In Harm's Way" (1965). For television, he appeared on "Bonanza", "Ben Casey", "The Twilight Zone", Wagon Train" and "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour". He was also the husband of actress Joan Crawford from 1933 to 1939, whom he made seven films with. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Jean Wallace (1923 - 1990)
  Barbara Payton (1927 - 1967)
  Joan Crawford (1906 - 1977)*
  Thomas Jefferson Tone (1945 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 15, 2002
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Franchot Tone
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Franchot Tone
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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- Martha
 Added: Sep. 18, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 18, 2017

 Added: Sep. 18, 2017
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