Movie Actor

Franchot Tone – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The movie actor Franchot Tone passed away at age 63, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Franchot Tone and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Star of the 1935 film, Mutiny on the Bounty, who was was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He appeared on various popular TV shows in the 1960s, including The Twilight Zone, Bonanza, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

He was born into a wealthy family in Niagara Falls, New York.

He received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Lieutenant Forsythe in The Lives of a Bengal Lancer.

He married Joan Crawford in 1935, and they divorced four years later. They made seven films together.

He starred with his wife Joan Crawford and Clark Gable and in the 1933 film, Dancing Lady.

How did Franchot Tone die?

Franchot Tone's death was caused by lung cancer.

Death. Tone, a chain smoker, died of lung cancer in New York City on September 18, 1968.
Information about the death of Franchot Tone
Cause of deathLung Cancer
Age of death63 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
Death dateSeptember 18, 1968
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A