Tom Tryon

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Tom Tryon

Original Name Thomas
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 4 Sep 1991 (aged 65)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 8460 View Source
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Actor. He was a versatile performer best known for playing the title role as a Catholic priest in the film "The Cardinal" (1963) and for the lead character on the Walt Disney TV series "Texas John Slaughter" (1958 to 1961). He appeared in many epic films to include "Three Violet People" (1956), "Psycho" (1960), "The Longest Day" (1962) and "In Harm's Way" (1965). His television credits include "Frontier", "Wagon Train", "The Restless Gun", "The Big Valley" and "The Virginian". After retiring from acting in 1969, he became a successful science fiction and mystery writer, with his novel "The Other" being adapted as a feature film in 1971.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 11 Feb 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Tom Tryon (14 Jan 1926–4 Sep 1991), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8460, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.