Knowledge Identifier: +Tyrone_Power
In 1921, at the age of 7, young Tyrone appeared with his mother in the mission play, "La Golondrina", at San Gabriel, California
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
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 named the second biggest box office draw in 1939, surpassed by only Mickey Rooney
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"
In 1940 the direction of Tyrone Power's career took a dramatic turn when his movie "The Mark of Zorro" was released
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
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
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
William Lindsay Gresham - His best-known work is "Nightmare Alley" , which was adapted into a 1947 film starring Tyrone Power
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
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
In the June 2001 "Marine Air Transporter" newsletter, Jerry Taylor, a retired Marine Corps flight instructor, recalls memories of World War II