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Tyrone Power (1914–1958)


Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known to historians as Tyrone Power Sr., but to his ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 44) in Madrid, Spain

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 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Jean
- Miss Julie (1956) ... Jean
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story
Eddy Duchin
 1955 Untamed
Paul Van Riebeck
 1955 The Long Gray Line
Martin 'Marty' Maher
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles
Capt. Alan King
 1953 The Mississippi Gambler
Mark Fallon
 1952 Pony Soldier
Constable Duncan MacDonald
 1952 Diplomatic Courier
Mike Kells
 1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines
Ensign Chuck Palmer
 1947 Captain from Castile
Pedro De Vargas
 1943 Crash Dive
Lt. Ward Stewart (as Tyrone Power U.S.M.C.R.)
 1942 This Above All
Clive Briggs
 1940 The Mark of Zorro
Diego
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Bob Cain
 1939 The Rains Came
Major Rama Safti
 1939 Second Fiddle
Jimmy Sutton
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Alexander (Roger Grant)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Tyrone Power - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
 1937 Thin Ice
Prince Rudolph
 1937 Café Metropole
Alexis
 1936 Ladies in Love
Karl Lanyi (as Tyrone Power Jr.)
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
Count Vallais (as Tyrone Power Jr.)
 1935 Northern Frontier
Mountie (uncredited)
 1934 Flirtation Walk
Cadet (uncredited)
 1932 Tom Brown of Culver
Donald MacKenzie (as Tyrone Power Jr.)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Bertrand de Poulengey") in "Saint Joan" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Martin Beck Theatre: 9 Mar 1936-May 1936 (closing date unknown/89 performances). Cast: Brian Aherne (as "Richard de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick"), A.S. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 71 Articles | 139 Pictorials | 171 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tyrone Power III | Tyrone Power Jr. | Tyrone Power U.S.M.C.R.

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts, I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films that have something to say. See more »

Trivia:

Charlton Heston wrote in his 1995 autobiography "In the Arena" that while filming Ben-Hur (1959) he was shocked to learn of Power's sudden death, especially since the actor was only a decade older than him. He said the incident made him think about his own mortality for the first time. See more »

Nickname:

Ty

Star Sign:

Taurus

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