Tyrone Power, Sr.
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Tyrone Power, Sr.

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Born May 2, 1869

Frederick Tyrone Edmond Power was an English-born American stage and screen actor, who acted under the name Tyrone Power.

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CHILDHOOD

1869 Birth Power was born in London in 1869, the son of Harold Littledale Power and Ethel Lavenu. … Read More

TEENAGE

1883 14 Years Old Frederick Power, as he was then known, was educated at Hampton School then Dover College with his brother George, who would later accompany him on tour in America as Littledale Power. In 1883 at the age of 14 he was sent from England to Florida by his parents to learn citrus planting.
1886 17 Years Old After a couple of years Power left his farm work and joined a theatre stock company at St. Augustine, Florida, debuting as Gibson in Charles Hawtrey's The Private Secretary on November 29, 1886 aged 17. … Read More

THIRTIES

1899 30 Years Old In 1899 he was in the cast of Mrs Fiske's Becky Sharp which costarred Maurice Barrymore. 1902 saw Power join Mrs. Fiske again in Mary of Magdala.
1904 35 Years Old The following year Power starred opposite Edgar Selwyn in Ulysses. (Selwyn would later join part of his name with Samuel Goldfish's name to create Goldwyn Studios.) Power also had roles in Julia Marlowe's When Knighthood Was in Flower in a 1904 revival.
1908 39 Years Old In 1908 Power had what was probably his greatest personal theatrical success, The Servant in the House. The production ran for 80 performances in the first half of 1908 and then a return engagement for 48 performances near the close of the year. … Read More

FORTIES

1914 45 Years Old After an extremely prosperous 30 years of acting on the stage and touring around the world, Power moved into silent films in 1914. … Read More
1916 47 Years Old In 1916 Power played the male lead in Where Are My Children?, a serious film about birth control and social issues directed by pioneer woman director Lois Weber and her husband Phillips Smalley. … Read More

FIFTIES

1921 52 Years Old Also in 1921 Power appeared in D. W. Griffith's Dream Street in which experimental synchronised sound was used, using the Photokinema sound-on-disc system.
1924 55 Years Old In 1924 Power was in the cast of the sumptuous Janice Meredith, a Hearst produced Marion Davies vehicle.
1925 56 Years Old In 1925 Power appeared in a film called The Red Kimono, a film as daring as Where Are My Children? had been a decade earlier. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1930 61 Years Old Power finished out the decade & silent era in several A-list silent films. In 1930, Power had a final great role as the villainous "bull whacker" Red Flack in Raoul Walsh's widescreen epic The Big Trail, which was Power's first (and only) talkie and provided an unknown John Wayne with his first starring role. … Read More
1931 63 Years Old A few scenes had been shot but before filming could be completed on The Miracle Man Power died of a heart attack in the arms of his 17-year-old son at the end of 1931. … Read More
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