Movie Actor

How Franchot Tone Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Franchot Tone reached the respectable age of 63 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous movie actor.

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
BirthdayFebruary 27, 1905
Death dateSeptember 18, 1968
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A