Franchot Tone

Franchot Tone
1905 - 1968

Franchot Tone  American Actor

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Franchot Tone passed away on 18th Sep 1968 aged 63.


Franchot Tone was previously married to Dolores Dorn, Barbara Payton (1951 - 1952), Jean Wallace (1941 - 1949) and Joan Crawford (1935 - 1939).

He was in relationships with Juli Reding (1960), Jo Morrow (1960), Zsa Zsa Gabor (1955), Gloria Vanderbilt (1955), Lisa Ferraday (1954), Tina Louise (1954 - 1956), Elizabeth Short (1946), Carole Landis (1940 - 1941), Bette Davis (1935), Miriam Hopkins (1933), Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Mona Knox, Pat Williams and Olivia de Havilland.

Franchot Tone had encounters with Joan Tyler (1952), Mary Beth Hughes (1939), Katharine Hepburn (1936), Shelley Winters and Betty Underwood.


American Actor Franchot Tone was born Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone on 27th February, 1905 in Niagara Falls, New York and passed away on 18th Sep 1968 New York, New York aged 63. He is most remembered for Mutiny On The Bounty. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Franchot Tone was in 6 on-screen matchups, including Bette Davis in Dangerous (1935), Janet Blair in I Love Trouble (1948), Jean Harlow in The Girl from Missouri (1934), Joan Crawford in Sadie McKee (1934) and Katharine Hepburn in Quality Street (1937).

Franchot Tone is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New York, 20th-century American male actors and American male stage actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 8 years, 1 month 5 years, 7 months -
Dating15 82 years, 11 months 18 years, 10 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter5 78 years, 11 months 16 years, 8 months -
Total24 82 years, 11 months 15 years, 2 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name Franchot
Last Name Tone
Full Name at Birth Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th February, 1905
Birthplace Niagara Falls, New York
Died 18th September, 1968
Place of Death New York, New York
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Cornell University, Rennes University - France
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mutiny On The Bounty
Year(s) Active 1926–1968, 1926–68
Father Dr. Frank J. Tone
Mother Gertrude Franchot Tone
Brother Frank Jerome Tone (elder brother aka Jerry)
Family Member Wolfe Tone (distant relative)
Friend Burgess Meredith, Bill Brady Jr, Jimmy Stewart, Harold Clurman, Stella Adler, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ross Alexander

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 Midshipman Roger Byam in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), starring alongside Clark Gable and Charles Laughton.

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Franchot Tone63 PiscesActor
Juli Reding80 SagittariusActress
Jo Morrow76 ScorpioActress
Dolores Dorn82 PiscesActress
Zsa Zsa Gabor99 AquariusActress
Gloria Vanderbilt92 PiscesDesigner
Lisa Ferraday83 PiscesActress
Tina Louise82 AquariusActress
Joan Tyler-Actress
Barbara Payton39 ScorpioActress
Elizabeth Short22 LeoVictim
Jean Wallace66 LibraActress
Carole Landis29 CapricornActress
Mary Beth Hughes75 ScorpioActress
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Bette Davis81 AriesActress
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
Miriam Hopkins69 LibraActress
Olivia de Havilland100 CancerActress
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
Lucille Ball77 LeoComedian
Betty Underwood88
Hedy Lamarr86 ScorpioActress
Mona Knox79 TaurusActress
Pat Williams23 LeoActress
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The High Commissioner1968Ambassador TownsendMovie
Shadow Over Elveron1968Barney ConnersTV Movie
In Harm's Way1965CINCPAC IMovie
Mickey One1965Ruby LappMovie
Run for Your Life1965Judge Taliaferro WilsonTV Show
See How They Run1964Baron FroodTV Movie
La bonne soupe1964John K. Montasy JrMovie
The Reporter1964Jay Jay JordanTV Show
Advise & Consent1962The PresidentMovie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Rudolph BitznerTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Leo HaynesTV Show
The Virginian1962MurdockTV Show
Ben Casey1961Dr. Daniel Niles FreelandTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Sen. Grady Lyons, InspectorTV Show
Witchcraft1961Your HostTV Movie
Festival1960SolnessTV Show
Bonanza1959Denver McKeeTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Col. Archie TaylorTV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958Candy LombeTV Show
Pursuit1958TV Show
Bitter Heritage1958Frank JamesTV Movie
Uncle Vanya1957Dr. Mikhail Lvovich AstroffMovie
Goodyear Theatre1957Martin GaltTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957TV Show
Wagon Train1957Malachi HobartTV Show
Armchair Theatre1956JoeTV Show
Playhouse 901956Mark TwainTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Arthur BaldwinTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Oliver MathewsTV Show
Playwrights '561955JasonTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Prince, Sheriff ConverseTV Show
Climax!1954Kurt Baumann, Scott Malone, Dr. Ken JaynesTV Show
The Best of Broadway1954ActorTV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Will L'HommedieuTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Charles Proteus SteinmetzTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Armstrong, Sandy Morton, Charles BurnettTV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953TV Show
The Revlon Mirror Theater1953TV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952BenTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Mike RamsayTV Show
Here Comes the Groom1951Wilbur StanleyMovie
Tales of Tomorrow1951MartensonTV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Danger1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Meredith WhitehouseTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Starlight Theatre1950TV Show
Jigsaw1949Howard MalloyMovie
The Man on the Eiffel Tower1949Johann RadekMovie
Suspense1949MarkheimTV Show
Without Honor1949Dennis WilliamsMovie
Every Girl Should Be Married1948Roger SanfordMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Bill Gibson, Douglas Thompson, Rev. LockmanTV Show
I Love Trouble1948Stuart BaileyMovie
Honeymoon1947David FlannerMovie
Her Husband's Affairs1947William WeldonMovie
Lost Honeymoon1947Johnny GrayMovie
Because of Him1946Paul TaylorMovie
Lights Out1946TV Show
That Night with You1945Paul RenaudMovie
Dark Waters1944Dr. George GroverMovie
Phantom Lady1944Jack MarlowMovie
The Hour Before the Dawn1944Jim HethertonMovie
Five Graves to Cairo1943Cpl. John J. Bramble, Paul DavosMovie
His Butler's Sister1943Charles GerardMovie
Pilot #51943George Braynor CollinsMovie
True to Life1943Fletcher MarvinMovie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942John in Card-Playing SkitMovie
The Wife Takes a Flyer1942Christopher ReynoldsMovie
Nice Girl?1941Richard CalvertMovie
She Knew All the Answers1941Mark WillowsMovie
This Woman Is Mine1941Robert StevensMovie
Trail of the Vigilantes1940Kansas (Tim Mason)Movie
Fast and Furious1939Joel SloaneMovie
Three Comrades1938Otto KosterMovie
Love Is a Headache1938Peter LawrenceMovie
Man-Proof1938Jimmy KilmartinMovie
Three Loves Has Nancy1938Robert 'Bob' HansonMovie
The Girl Downstairs1938Paul WagnerMovie
Between Two Women1937Allan MeighanMovie
Quality Street1937Dr. Valentine BrownMovie
The Bride Wore Red1937GiulioMovie
They Gave Him a Gun1937James 'Jimmy' DavisMovie
Love on the Run1936Barnabus PellsMovie
Suzy1936Terry MooreMovie
The Gorgeous Hussy1936John EatonMovie
The King Steps Out1936Emperor Franz JosefMovie
The Unguarded Hour1936Sir Alan DeardenMovie
Exclusive Story1936Dick BartonMovie
Dangerous1935Don BellowsMovie
Mutiny on the Bounty1935ByamMovie
No More Ladies1935JimMovie
Reckless1935Bob HarrisonMovie
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer1935Lt. John ForsytheMovie
One New York Night1935Foxhall RidgewayMovie
The Girl from Missouri1934T.R. Paige Jr.Movie
Moulin Rouge1934Douglas HallMovie
Sadie McKee1934Michael AldersonMovie
The World Moves On1934Richard Girard - 1825, Richard Girard - 1914Movie
Gentlemen Are Born1934Bob BaileyMovie
Straight Is the Way1934BennyMovie
Bombshell1933Gifford MiddletonMovie
Dancing Lady1933Tod NewtonMovie
Gabriel Over the White House1933Hartley Beekman - Secretary to the PresidentMovie
Midnight Mary1933TomMovie
Stage Mother1933Warren FosterMovie
Today We Live1933RonnieMovie
The Stranger's Return1933Guy CraneMovie
The Wiser Sex1932Phil LongMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

MichaelOct 18, 2014

Turner Classic Movies Robert Osborne say Franchot with the "T" pronounced. I would think he should know.

alvis64Oct 13, 2012

he certainly had many female friends..hee hee!

KevinSep 3, 2010

it`s Francho Tone...the T is silent

MandyLovesVintageJan 3, 2009

My grandmother met him in the 30`s...I have to say, I`m quite jealous! hehe

Rita FreemanNov 6, 2008

I`ve never been sure of the correct pronunciation of Franchot Tone`s name.. would you enlighten me please?

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