Franchot Tone Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University, 1927.
Began with Garry McGarry Stock Company, 1927. At New Playwrights Theatre, New York City, 1927-1928. With Katherine Cornell’s Age of Innocence, New York City, 1928-1929, Theatre Guild, 1929-1931, Group Theatre, 1931-1932.
With Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, California, since 1932. Now heads own film company Director Screen Actors’ Guild.
Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi. Nominated by Academy Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, as one of ten best performers in 1935.
Married Joan Crawford, October 11, 1935 (divorced 1939). Married second, Jean Wallace, October 1941 (divorced).; married Barbara Payton.
Children: Pascal, Thomas.