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Tom Tryon

Born Jan 14, 1926

Tom Tryon was an American film and television actor, best known for playing the title role in the film The Cardinal (1963) and the Walt Disney television character Texas John Slaughter (1958–1961). He later became a writer and authored several science fiction, horror and mystery novels.… Read More

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1926 Birth Born on January 14, 1926.


1943 17 Years Old He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific from 1943 - 1946 during World War II.


1952 26 Years Old Tryon then studied acting at NYC's Neighborhood Playhouse under the tutelage of Sanford Meisner. He appeared in the 1952 original Broadway production of Wish You Were Here, a long-running musical that starred Jack Cassidy, Patricia Marand and Sheila Bond.
1955 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He guest starred in 1955 as Antoine De More in the two-part episode "King of the Dakotas" of NBC's western anthology series Frontier. … Read More


1965 39 Years Old He also co-wrote a song, "I Wish I Was," which appeared on an obscure record by Dick Kallman, star of the short-lived and now largely forgotten 1965 television sitcom, Hank.


1967 41 Years Old He appeared in the 1967 episode "Charade of Justice" of NBC's western series The Road West starring Barry Sullivan. … Read More
1969 43 Years Old Disillusioned with acting, Tryon retired from the profession in 1969 and began writing horror and mystery novels. … Read More


1991 66 Years Old Died on September 4, 1991.
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