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Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American stage, film, and television actor, star of Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and many other films through the 1960s. In the early 1960s Tone appeared in character roles on TV dramas like Bonanza, Wagon Train, The Twilight Zone, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

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Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American stage, film, and television actor, star of Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and many other films through the 1960s. In the early 1960s Tone appeared in character roles on TV dramas like Bonanza, Wagon Train, The Twilight Zone, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 85

Birthday 1905-02-27

Day of Death 1968-09-18

Place of Birth Niagara Falls, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Франшо Тоун

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1968 Nobody Runs Forever as Ambassador Townsend
1968 Shadow Over Elveron as Barney Conners
1965 Mickey One as Rudy Lopp
1965 Run for Your Life(1 episode) as Judge Taliaferro Wilson
1964 See How They Run as Baron Frood
1962 The Virginian(1 episode) as Murdoch
1962 Advise & Consent as The President
1961 Ben Casey(26 episodes) as Dr. Daniel Niles Freeland
1961 Witchcraft as Your Host
1959 The Twilight Zone(1 episode) as Col. Archie Taylor
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse(1 episode) as Candy Lombe
1958 Bitter Heritage as Frank James
1957 Uncle Vanya as Dr. Mikhail Lvovich Astroff
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode) as Oliver Mathews
1954 Climax!(3 episodes)
1954 Twelve Angry Men as Juror #3
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode) as Charles Proteus Steinmetz
1951 Here Comes the Groom as Wilbur Stanley
1951 Tales of Tomorrow(2 episodes)
1950 Lux Video Theatre(1 episode) as Meredith Whitehouse
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents(1 episode)
1949 The Man on the Eiffel Tower as Johann Radek
1949 Without Honor as Dennis Williams
1949 Lights Out(1 episode)
1949 Jigsaw as Howard Malloy
1949 Suspense(1 episode)
1948 Every Girl Should Be Married as Roger Sanford
1948 Westinghouse Studio One(5 episodes)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse(1 episode)
1948 I Love Trouble as Stuart Bailey
1947 Her Husband's Affairs as William Weldon
1947 Honeymoon as David Flanner
1947 Lost Honeymoon as Johnny Gray
1946 Because of Him as Paul Taylor
1945 That Night with You as Paul Renaud
1944 Dark Waters as Dr. George Grover
1944 The Hour Before the Dawn as Jim Hetherton
1944 Phantom Lady as Jack Marlow
1943 True to Life as Fletcher Marvin
1943 His Butler's Sister as Charles Gerard
1943 Pilot #5 as George Braynor Collins
1943 Five Graves to Cairo as Cpl. John J. Bramble / Paul Davos
1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer as Christopher Reynolds
1942 Star Spangled Rhythm as John in Card-Playing Skit
1941 This Woman Is Mine as Robert Stevens
1941 She Knew All the Answers as Mark Willows
1941 Nice Girl? as Richard Calvert
1940 Trail of the Vigilantes as Kansas
1939 Fast and Furious as Joel Sloane
1938 The Girl Downstairs as Paul Wagner
1938 Three Loves Has Nancy as Robert 'Bob' Hanson
1938 Three Comrades as Otto Koster
1938 Love Is a Headache as Peter Lawrence
1938 Man-Proof as Jimmy Kilmartin
1937 The Bride Wore Red as Giulio
1937 Between Two Women as Allan Meighan
1937 They Gave Him a Gun as James 'Jimmy' Davis
1937 Quality Street as Dr. Valentine Brown
1936 Love on the Run as Barnabus Pells
1936 The Gorgeous Hussy as John Eaton
1936 Suzy as Terry
1936 The King Steps Out as Emperor Franz Josef
1936 The Unguarded Hour as Sir Alan Dearden
1936 Exclusive Story as Dick Parton
1935 Dangerous as Don Bellows
1935 Mutiny on the Bounty as Roger Byam
1935 No More Ladies as Jim 'Jimsy Boysie' Salston
1935 Reckless as Robert 'Bob' Harrison Jr.
1935 One New York Night as Foxhall Ridgeway
1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer as Lt. Forsythe
1934 Gentlemen Are Born as Bob Bailey
1934 Straight Is the Way as Benny
1934 The Girl from Missouri as T.R. Paige, Jr.
1934 The World Moves On as Richard Girard - 1825 / Richard Girard - 1914
1934 Sadie McKee as Michael Alderson
1934 Moulin Rouge as Douglas Hall
1933 Dancing Lady as Tod Newton
1933 Bombshell as Gifford Middleton
1933 Stage Mother as Warren Foster
1933 The Stranger's Return as Guy Crane
1933 Midnight Mary as Thomas 'Tom' Mannering Jr.
1933 Gabriel Over the White House as l'assistant du Président
1933 Today We Live as Ronnie Boyce-Smith
1932 The Wiser Sex as Phil Long

Production

1949 The Man on the Eiffel TowerProducer

Directing

1957 Uncle VanyaDirector

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