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Tyrone Power

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Tyrone Power in 1946

Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. (May 5, 1913 - November 15, 1958), usually credited simply as Tyrone Power, was an American film actor who appeared in dozens of films in the 1930s to 1950s, usually as a swashbuckling hero but often as a protagonist with a dark side.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Power, Jr. followed his father Tyrone Power, Sr. into acting in American films. He rapidly became a matinee idol, like Rudolph Valentino before him, whose fans followed his off-screen activities (including playing polo) as avidly as his films.

Although he was a Catholic, Power divorced his first two wives. His extramarital affairs contributed to the failure of his marriages. During World War II Power served as an aviator in the United States Marine Corps.

Tyrone Power died of a heart attack in Madrid, Spain while filming Solomon and Sheba in 1958 (and was replaced in that movie by Yul Brynner). He is interred in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, California.

Wives and children

  • Annabella, married 23 April 1939, divorced 26 January 1948
  • Linda Christian, married 27 January 1949, divorced 7 August 1956
    • Romina Francesca, born 1951
    • Taryn, born 1953
  • Deborah Ann Montgomery Minardos, married 7 May 1958

Filmography

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