Tyrone Power

Born May 5, 1914

Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr., usually credited as Tyrone Power and known sometimes as Ty Power, was an American film and stage actor who appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads such as in The Mark of Zorro, Blood and Sand, The Black Swan, Prince of Foxes, The Black Rose, and Captain from Castile.… Read More

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1914 Birth Power was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1914, son of Helen Emma "Patia" (née Reaume) and the English-born American stage and screen actor Tyrone Power, Sr., often known by his first name 'Fred'. … Read More
1915 1 Year Old Tyrone Power's sister, Ann Power was born in 1915, after the family moved to California. … Read More


Power went to Cincinnati-area Catholic schools and graduated from Purcell High School in 1931. … Read More
1932 18 Years Old He appeared in a bit part in 1932 in Tom Brown of Culver, a movie starring actor Tom Brown. … Read More


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Power went to Hollywood in 1936. … Read More
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Power was named the second biggest box office draw in 1939, surpassed only by Mickey Rooney.
1940 26 Years Old In 1940 the direction of Power's career took a dramatic turn when his movie The Mark of Zorro was released. … Read More
1942 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He reported to the United States Marine Corps for training in late 1942, but was sent back, at the request of 20th Century-Fox, to complete one more film, Crash Dive, a patriotic war movie released in 1943. … Read More


1944 30 Years Old In July 1944, Power was assigned to Marine Transport Squadron (VMR)-352 as a R5C (Navy version of Army Curtiss Commando C-46) transport co-pilot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. … Read More
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Power was later reassigned to VMR-353, joining them on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands in February 1945. … Read More
1946 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Other than re-releases of his films, Power was not seen on screen again after his entry into the Marines until 1946, when he co-starred with Gene Tierney and Anne Baxter in The Razor's Edge, an adaptation of W. … Read More
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In a March 1947 issue of Photoplay, Power was interviewed and said that he wanted a home and children, especially a son to carry on his acting legacy.
1948 34 Years Old However, in 1948 when "The Geek" reached Rome, Power met and fell in love with Linda Christian. … Read More
1949 35 Years Old Power and Christian were married on January 27, 1949, in the Church of Santa Francesca, with an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 screaming fans outside.
1951 37 Years Old Christian miscarried three times before giving birth to a baby girl, Romina Francesca Power, on October 2, 1951.
1953 39 Years Old A second daughter, Taryn Stephanie Power, was born on September 13, 1953. … Read More


1955 41 Years Old They divorced in 1955. … Read More
1957 43 Years Old However, in 1957, he met Deborah Ann Minardos.
…  Power returned to the stage in March, 1958 to play the lead in Arnold Moss's adaptation of Shaw's 1921 play, Back to Methuselah.
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