Franchot Tone

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Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American stage, film, and television actor, star of many successful films and television series throughout his career, such as Bonanza, Wagon Train, The Twilight Zone, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, and The Lives of a Bengal Lancer. He is perhaps best known for his role as Roger Byam in Mutiny on the Bounty, starring alongside Clark Gable and Charles Laughton.

Age: 63 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Mutiny On The Bounty


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1968 The High Commissioner Ambassador Townsend
1968 Shadow Over Elveron Barney Conners
1965 In Harm's Way CINCPAC I
1965 Mickey One Ruby Lapp
1965 Run for Your Life Judge Taliaferro Wilson
1964 See How They Run Baron Frood
1964 La bonne soupe John K. Montasy Jr
1964 The Reporter Jay Jay Jordan
1962 Advise & Consent The President
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Rudolph Bitzner
1962 The Eleventh Hour Leo Haynes


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[on his ex-wife, Joan Crawford] "She`s like that old joke about Philadelphia: First prize, 4 years with Joan. Second prize, 8 years with her."


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Nominated for 1 Award | Won

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