Bicycle Ride to Nevada. Written by Robert Thom. Based on the novel "Dangerfield" by Barnaby Conrad. Directed by Herman Shumlin
. Cort Theatre: 24 Sep 1963 (1 performance). Cast: John Boruff
(as "Bentley"), Violet Dunn, Richard Jordan
, Ron Leibman
(as "Rip Calabria"), John Marriott, Paul McGrath, Barbara Mostel, Leona Powers, ...
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[on his ex-wife, Joan Crawford
] "She's like that old joke about Philadelphia: First prize, 4 years with Joan. Second prize, 8 years with her."
His father was Dr. Frank Jerome (J.) Tone, a pioneer in the electrochemistry field. He was once the president of the Carborundum Company of America. Franchot's brother, Frank Jerome "Jerry" Tone, Jr., also worked for Carborundum. His mother was Gertrude Van Vrancken Franchot Tone, who was of Dutch American, Scottish and French ancestry.