Tyrone Power, Sr.
(Movies & TV)
Stephen Vincent Benet
Judith Anderson
(Movies & TV)
Raymond Massey
(Movies & TV)
John Ford
(Movies & TV)
Orson Welles
(Movies & TV)

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Tyrone Power

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Tyrone Power

American film and stage actor.add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1914.

Countries: United States (47%), United Kingdom (11%), California (7%)

Main connections: Tyrone Power, Sr., The Long Gray Line, Stephen Vincent Benet

Linked to: The Beatles




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Tyrone Power was born in 1914 add something


The family moved there in 1915, and Power's sister Anne was born there on August 26, 1915 add something


The parents appeared together on stage and, in 1917, their movie, "The Planter", was released add something


The Powers drifted apart, and they divorced around 1920 add something


The role had been made famous by Douglas Fairbanks in the 1920 movie of the same title add something


In 1921, at the age of 7, young Tyrone appeared with his mother in the mission play, "La Golondrina", at San Gabriel, California add something


From 1930s to the 1950s, Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads add something


Janet Gaynor - However, when Darryl F. Zanuck merged his fledgling studio, 20th Century Pictures, with Fox Film Corporation to form Twentieth Century Fox, her status became precarious and even tertiary to that of actresses Loretta Young and Shirley Temple, although she always received top billing in every movie that she made during the 1930s, including "Ladies in Love" with Constance Bennett, Young, and Tyrone Power


Power joined his father for the summer of 1931, after being separated from him for some years due to his parents' divorce add something


Power went to Cincinnati-area Catholic schools and graduated from Purcell High School in 1931 add something


His father suffered a heart attack in December 1931, dying in his son's arms, while preparing to perform in "The Miracle Man" add something


He appeared in a bit part in 1932 in "Tom Brown of Culver", a movie starring actor Tom Brown add something


Power racked up hit after hit from 1936 until 1943, when his career was interrupted for military service add something


Tyrone Power was honored with having his handprints and footprints put in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater on May 31, 1937 add something


Montagu Love - However, he played gruff authoritarian figures, such as Monsieur Cavaignac, who, contrary to history, demands the resignation of those responsible for the Dreyfus coverup, in "The Life of Emile Zola" , as well as Don Alejandro de la Vega, whose son appears to be a fop but is actually Zorro, in the 1940 version of "The Mark of Zorro", starring Tyrone Power


Torben Meyer - Two years later, in 1937, Meyer had a number of bit parts; as a servant in "Tovarich" starring Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer and Basil Rathbone, as Raymond Massey's servant in "The Prisoner of Zenda" starring Ronald Colman in the title role and as Tyrone Power's chauffeur in Sonja Henie's "Thin Ice"


He was loaned out once, for MGM for 1938's "Marie Antoinette" add something


Ferdinand de Lesseps - De Lesseps was portrayed by Tyrone Power in the 1938 film "Suez", with Loretta Young, a film which provoked complaints and legal action from de Lesseps' family and the Egyptian government


He was named the second biggest box office draw in 1939, surpassed by only Mickey Rooney add something


Tyrone Power was one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors when he married French actress, Annabella on April 23, 1939 add something


Fanny Brice - Although the names of the principal characters were changed, the plot of the 1939 film "Rose of Washington Square", in which the principal characters were portrayed by Tyrone Power and Alice Faye, was inspired heavily by Brice's marriage and career, to the extent it borrowed its title from a tune she performed in the "Follies" and included "My Man"


Frank James - In 1939, Henry Fonda played Frank James and Tyrone Power played Jesse James in the film "Jesse James"


In 1940 the direction of Tyrone Power's career took a dramatic turn when his movie "The Mark of Zorro" was released add something


Johnston McCulley - In 1940, "The Mark of Zorro" remake starring Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell made the character much wider known to the public at large, and McCulley decided to bring Zorro back with new stories


Zorro - In later tellings of "Batmans" origins, Bruce Wayne's parents are murdered by a robber as the family leaves a showing of the 1940 film "The Mark of Zorro", starring Tyrone Power


Alla Nazimova - In the early 1940s, she appeared in a few more films, playing Robert Taylor's mother in "Escape" and Tyrone Power's mother in "Blood and Sand"


Linda Darnell - After appearing in several small films, Darnell was cast in her first big-budget film in May 1940, appearing again opposite Tyrone Power in "Brigham Young" , which was shot on location in mid-1940 and was regarded the most expensive film 20th Century Fox had yet produced


He reported to the U.S. Marines for training in late 1942, but he was sent back, at the request of 20th Century-Fox, to complete one more film, 1943's "Crash Dive", a patriotic war movie add something


In August 1942, he enlisted in the Marine Corps add something


The Black Swan (film) - "'The Black Swan"' is a 1942 American swashbuckler Technicolor film by Henry King, based on a novel by Rafael Sabatini, and starring Tyrone Power and Maureen O'Hara


Power's career was interrupted in 1943 by military service add something


Power arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina in July, 1944 and was assigned to VMR-352 as an R5C transport copilot add something


The squadron moved to Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in California in October 1944 add something


Power was reassigned to VMR-353 and joined them on Kwajalein in February 1945 add something


He returned to the United States in November 1945 and he was released from active duty in January 1946 add something


Coleen Gray - After initially playing a bit part in "State Fair" , she became pregnant and briefly stopped working, only to return a year later as the love interest of the character played by John Wayne in "Red River" , which was shot in 1946 but held for release until 1948, by which time she had already graduated to leading roles in films noir such as "Kiss of Death" opposite Victor Mature and "Nightmare Alley" opposite Tyrone Power


They were legally separated in the fall of 1946 and divorced a couple of years later add something


Anne Baxter - Baxter co-starred with Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney in 1946's "The Razor's Edge", for which she won the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actress


William Lindsay Gresham - His best-known work is "Nightmare Alley" , which was adapted into a 1947 film starring Tyrone Power


In a March 1947 issue of "Photoplay", Power was interviewed and said that he wanted a home and children add something


Ava Gardner - Other films include "The Hucksters" with Clark Gable, "Show Boat" , "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" with Gregory Peck, "Lone Star" with Clark Gable, "Mogambo" with Clark Gable and Grace Kelly, 1954's "The Barefoot Contessa" with Humphrey Bogart , "Bhowani Junction" , "The Sun Also Rises" with Tyrone Power and Errol Flynn , and the film version of Nevil Shute's best-selling "On the Beach" with Peck and Fred Astaire


Annabella shed some light on the situation in an interview that she did for "Movieland" magazine in 1948 add something


While on a 1948 good-will trip to Europe and South Africa, he saw and fell in love with Linda Christian, in Rome add something


Hans Nielsen (actor) - In addition to his own film roles, in 1948, Nielsen began working as a voice actor, dubbing films into German, including Fred Astaire ; Gary Cooper ; Errol Flynn ; Cary Grant ; Rex Harrison ; Phil Silvers ; David Niven , Tyrone Power ; James Stewart ; Robert Taylor ", Spencer Tracy ; Orson Welles and Trevor Howard


Linda Christian - Christian's fame, however, was largely derived from having married the popular movie actor Tyrone Power from 1949 to 1956


Katina Paxinou - She played mother to Tyrone Power in "Prince of Foxes" in 1949


Orson Welles - Welles appeared as Cesare Borgia in the 1949 Italian film Prince of Foxes, with Tyrone Power and Mercury Theatre alumnus Everett Sloane, and as the Mongol warrior Bayan in the 1950 film version of the novel $The_Black_Rose.


As the 1950s rolled around, Power was becoming increasingly unhappy with his movie assignments, with such movies as "American Guerrilla in the Philippines" and "Pony Soldier", so in 1950 he traveled to England to play the title role in "Mister Roberts" to sellout crowds, for twenty-three weeks, at the London Coliseum add something


In the 1950s, he began placing limits on the number of films he would make in order to have time for the stage add something


The Black Rose - "'The Black Rose"' is a 1950 20th Century-Fox Technicolor film starring Tyrone Power and Orson Welles, loosely based on Thomas B. Costain's book


Korean War - He was promoted to Captain in the reserves on May 8, 1951 but was not recalled for service in the Korean War add something


Christian miscarried three times before finally giving birth to a baby girl, Romina Francesca Power, on October 2, 1951 add something


He turned it down and, on 1 November 1952, left on a ten week national tour with "John Brown's Body", a three-person dramatic reading of Stephen Vincent Benét's narrative poem, adapted and directed by Charles Laughton, and featuring Power, Judith Anderson and Raymond_Massey; which culminated in a run of 65 shows between February and April 1953 at the New Century Theater on Broadway add something


Also in 1953, actress and producer Katharine Cornell cast Power as her love interest in "The Dark is Light Enough", a verse drama by British dramatist Christopher Fry add something


In 1953 he made "The Mississippi Gambler" for Universal Studios, negotiating a deal entitling him to a percentage of the profits, and earned a million dollars from the movie add something


A second daughter, Taryn Stephanie Power, was born September 13, 1953 add something


A second national tour with the show followed in October 1953, this time for four months, with Raymond Massey and Anne Baxter add something


Stephen Vincent Benet - His play "John Brown's Body" was staged on Broadway in 1953, in a three-person dramatic reading featuring Tyrone Power, Judith_Anderson, and Raymond Massey, and directed by Charles Laughton


Judith Anderson - In 1953, she was directed by Charles Laughton in his own adaptation of Stephen Vincent Benét's "John Brown's Body" with a cast featuring Raymond Massey and Tyrone Power


Between November 1954 and April 1955, he toured in that role in the USA and Canada ending with 12 weeks at the ANTA Theater, New York and two weeks at the Colonial Theater, Boston add something


Oskar Werner - In 1954 he married Anne Power, the daughter of French actress Annabella and adopted daughter of Tyrone Power


His performance in Julian Claman's "A Quiet Place", staged at the National Theater, Washington, at the end of 1955 was warmly received by the critics add something


In the 1955 episode of "I Love Lucy" titled "Lucy and John Wayne", Ethel Mertz points out Tyrone Power's footprints in cement at Graumann's Chinese Theater add something


"Untamed", Tyrone Power's last movie made under his contract with 20th Century-Fox, was released in 1955, and same year saw the release of "The Long Gray Line", a successful John Ford film for Columbia Pictures add something


Walter D. Ehlers - He appeared in the 1955 film "The Long Gray Line", starring Tyrone Power


John Ford - In 1955, Ford made the lesser-known West Point drama The Long Gray Line for Columbia Pictures, the first of two Ford films to feature Tyrone Power, who had originally been slated to star as the adult Huw in How Green Was My Valley back in 1941.


In 1956, the year Columbia released "The Eddy Duchin Story", another great success for the star, he returned to England to play the rake, Dick Dudgeon, in a revival of Shaw's "The Devil's Disciple" for one week at the Opera House in Manchester and nineteen weeks at the Winter Garden, London add something


Kim Novak - In 1956, she played opposite Tyrone Power in "The Eddy Duchin Story"


In 1957, however, he met Deborah Ann Montgomery Minardos add something


Power returned to the stage in March, 1958 to play the lead in Arnold Moss's adaptation of Shaw's 1921 play, "Back to Methuselah" add something

Tyrone Power died in 1958 add something


They were married on May 7, 1958, and she became pregnant soon after add something


In September 1958, Tyrone Power and his wife went to Madrid and Valdespartera, Spain, to film the epic, "Solomon and Sheba", to be directed by King Vidor add something


Power was buried at Hollywood Cemetery at noon on November 21, 1958, in a military service add something


Tyrone Power's will, filed on December 8, 1958, contained an unusual provision add something


Tyrone Power, Sr. - He is now usually referred to as "' Tyrone Power, Sr."', to distinguish him from his son, actor Tyrone Power, who would die in 1958 at the age of 44, of a heart attack


Deborah Power gave birth to their son, Tyrone Power IV, on January 22, 1959, some two months after Power's death add something


John Ford - Producer Darryl F. Zanuck had a strong influence over the movie and made several key decisions, including the idea of having the character of Huw narrate the film in voice-over, and the decision that Huw's character should not age.


In the June 2001 "Marine Air Transporter" newsletter, Jerry Taylor, a retired Marine Corps flight instructor, recalls memories of World War II add something


The film was released on DVD in 2005 after years of legal battles, and Power once again received favorable reviews from 21st century critics add something