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- Franchot Tone was born Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone on February 27, 1905 and died from cancer on September 18, 1968.
- He was a successful star of film, theater, radio, and television work.
- Franchot was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Byam in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).
- Married four times, Franchot's wives included:
- With second wife Jean Wallace, Franchot had two sons:
- Pascal Franchot Tone
- Thomas Jefferson Tone
- He was investigated and cleared by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1940.
- In a 1960s interview, Franchot named Mutiny on the Bounty, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, and Man on the Eiffel Tower as his favorites.
- Here's how to pronounce his name:
- Franchot has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is located at 6558 Hollywood Boulevard.
- He attended The Hill School in Pottstown, PA, and was a 1927 graduate of Cornell University.
- Franchot's nickname was "Pamp" in school.