Caption: Jean Harlow and Franchot Tone in The Girl from Missouri (1934)
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: February 27, 1905
Star sign: Pisces
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), Advise & Consent (1962), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
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 in The Wiser Sex (1932). With his theatrical background, Tone became one of the most talented movie actors in Hollywood.