Tom Tryon

1926 - 1991

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Thomas Lester Tryon (January 14, 1926 – September 4, 1991) was an American actor and novelist. As an actor, he was billed as Tom Tryon and is best known for playing the title role in the film The Cardinal (1963), featured roles in the war films The Longest Day (1962) and In Harm's Way (1965), acting with John Wayne in both movies, and especially the Walt Disney television character Texas John Slaughter (1958–1961). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Tryon has received more than 1,011,480 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Tryon is the 5,936th most popular actor (down from 5,188th in 2019), the 8,719th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,718th in 2019) and the 2,716th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Tom Tryon ranks 5,936 out of 13,578Before him are Miiko Taka, Patricia Tallman, Bernard Le Coq, Terry Moore, Hilarie Burton, and Alice Davenport. After him are Maud Gonne, Katherine Moennig, Carl Anderson, James Cruze, Lily-Rose Depp, and Yakima Canutt.

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Among people born in 1926, Tom Tryon ranks 419Before him are Rosa Taikon, A. N. R. Robinson, John Gardner, John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, Alison Lurie, and Nikos Koundouros. After him are Conrad Hall, Darleane C. Hoffman, H. R. Haldeman, Ralph Abernathy, Klaus Schütz, and Torfi Bryngeirsson. Among people deceased in 1991, Tom Tryon ranks 227Before him are Howard Ashman, Karel Burkert, André Dhôtel, Sylvio Hoffmann, Cesare Merzagora, and Nikola Radović. After him are József Pálinkás, Fritz Riess, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Eleanor Boardman, Antoine Blondin, and Bohumil Kudrna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Tryon ranks 8,719 out of 20,380Before him are M. King Hubbert (1903), Machito (1912), Doug Emhoff (1964), Hilarie Burton (1982), Alice Davenport (1864), and Roky Erickson (1947). After him are Joseph Polchinski (1954), Katherine Moennig (1977), Cyril M. Kornbluth (1923), Dee Brown (1908), Ted Kaufman (1939), and James Cruze (1884).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Tryon ranks 2,716Before him are Judith Barsi (1978), Miiko Taka (1925), Patricia Tallman (1957), Terry Moore (1929), Hilarie Burton (1982), and Alice Davenport (1864). After him are Katherine Moennig (1977), James Cruze (1884), Yakima Canutt (1895), Anne Gwynne (1918), John Aylward (1946), and James Parrott (1897).

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