Tyrone Power

Actor
A dashing lead in adventure films and romances, Tyrone Power was one of Hollywood's most popular actors from the late 1930s until the mid-1950s and the pride of 20th Century Fox, his home studio. Power was, after all ... Read more »
Born: 05/04/1913 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Witness For the Prosecution 1958 (Movie)

Leonard Vole (Actor)

Abandon Ship! 1957 (Movie)

Alec Holmes (Actor)

The Sun Also Rises 1957 (Movie)

Jake Barnes (Actor)

Rising of the Moon 1956 (Movie)

Narration(Prologue) (Narrator)

The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 (Movie)

Eddy Duchin (Actor)

Operation Entertainment 1954 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

The Long Gray Line 1955 (Movie)

Martin Maher (Actor)

Untamed 1955 (Movie)

Paul Van Riebeck (Actor)

King of the Khyber Rifles 1953 (Movie)

Captain King (Actor)

Nightmare Alley 1947 (Movie)

Stanton Carlisle (Actor)

Blood and Sand 1941 (Movie)

Juan (Actor)

The Black Swan 1941 (Movie)

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Jesse James 1938 (Movie)

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Second Fiddle 1938 (Movie)

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The Rains Came 1938 (Movie)

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Alexander's Ragtime Band 1937 (Movie)

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In Old Chicago 1937 (Movie)

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Marie Antoinette 1937 (Movie)

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Suez 1937 (Movie)

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Thin Ice 1936 (Movie)

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Lloyd's of London 1935 (Movie)

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The Big Trail 1929 (Movie)

Red Flack (Actor)

Biography

A dashing lead in adventure films and romances, Tyrone Power was one of Hollywood's most popular actors from the late 1930s until the mid-1950s and the pride of 20th Century Fox, his home studio. Power was, after all, one of the few matinee idols to give MGM's Clark Gable and Warner Bros.' Errol Flynn a run for their money as resident sex symbol; someone who could pull in as many female as male moviegoers. His handsome, chiseled features and natural athleticism made him a natural for swashbuckling fare like "The Mark of Zorro" (1940) and "The Black Swan" (1942), but he was well equipped for almost any genre - from westerns and crime dramas, to light comedies and musicals. Though one of the Top 10 box office draws for years, Power yearned for more respectable fare, and after serving in World War II, made a bid for dramatic roles in films like "The Razor's Edge" (1946) and the disturbing "Nightmare Alley" (1947). As he aged, Power turned his attention to stage acting in the 1950s, where he achieved success in productions of "John Brown's Body" and "Mister Roberts;" His film career ended on a high note with Billy Wilder's "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957) before his untimely death the following year from a heart attack at the age of 44 - one of the first actors from the Golden Age to die prematurely.

Relationships

Annabella Actor

Wife
Married April 23, 1939, divorced January 26, 1948 Power received a papal anullment died in 1996

Linda Christian Actor

Wife
Married in 1949 Divorced in 1956 mother of Romina and Taryn

Judy Garland Actor

Companion
together 1942-43

DeLane Matthews Actor

Parent

Tyrone Power

Parent

Romina Power

Daughter
born on October 2, 1951 mother, Linda Christian

Deborah Power

Wife
mother of Tyrone Jr formerly married to Nico Minardos married Power on May 7, 1958

Taryn Power

Daughter
born on September 13, 1953 mother, Linda Christian

Tyrone Power

Son
born on January 22, 1959 mother, Deborah Minardos married to actress DeLane Matthews

Anne Power

Sister
born in August 1915

Helen Reaume

Mother

Mary Roblee

Companion
together in the 1950s

Lana Turner Actor

Companion
together c. 1946-47

EDUCATION

Purcell High School

Cincinnati , Ohio 1931

Milestones

1958

Died while filming "Solomon and Sheba"

1957

Last screen appearance, "The Sun Also Rises"

1947

Notable in "Nightmare Alley"

1946

First film after WWII service, "The Razor's Edge"

1938

First made exhibitors' annual list of top ten boxoffice stars

1937

Becomes Twentieth Century-Fox star after playing in feature "Lloyds of London"

1932

Feature acting debut, "Tom Brown of Culver"

Went on stage in teens and played bit parts in plays in 1930s

Career interrupted by service in WWII

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