Gran fumador, Tone falleció a causa de un cáncer de pulmón en Nueva York a los 63 años de edad. Sus restos fueron incinerados, y sus cenizas dispersas. Franchot Tone tiene una estrella en el Paseo de la Fama de Hollywood , en el 6558 de Hollywood Boulevard .
Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor, producer, and director of stage, film and television. He was a leading man in the 1930s and early 1940s, and at the height of his career was known for his gentlemanly sophisticate roles, with supporting roles by the 1950s.
Franchot Tone. Actor: Dangerous. President of the Dramatic Club at Cornell University, Franchot Tone gave up the family business for acting, making his Broadway debut in "The Age of Innocence". Tone then went into movies for MGM, making his film debut (at Paramount Pictures) in The Wiser Sex (1932).
Franchot Tone was one of the original members of the Group Theater (1931-1940), the first acting company in America to bring Stanislavski's revolutionary acting techniques to America. He was also the first to leave the company for a Hollywood contract.
Franchot Tone, Liam Sullivan, Cyril Delevanti, Everett Glass, Jonathan Harris, Felix Locher ... Ben Casey (Serie de TV) --. James E. Moser (Creador), Leo Penn, Irving Lerner, Sydney Pollack. Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeannie Bates, Franchot Tone, Harry Landers, Bettye Ackerman ... 1959.
Franchot Tone. 5684 Me gusta. Take a pitch-perfect pinch of reggae, a sun-fried splash of SoCal pop-rock and a heaping of Meters-style funk and soul and you've got Tone's brew.