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Film actor, television actor, writer

Tom Tryon is ...

Born 14 Jan 1926 in Hartford
Died 4 Sep 1991 in Los Angeles
Age65 years, 7 months
Causestomach cancer
Tom Tryon
Tom Tryon
John Wayne (center), from the movie The Longest Day; on the right there is Tom Tryon - trailer (cropped screenshot)

About Tom Tryon

Thomas "Tom" Tryon (January 14, 1926 – September 4, 1991) was an American film and television actor, best known for playing the title role in the film The Cardinal (1963), featured roles in the war films The Longest Day and In Harm's Way and as the Walt Disney television character Texas John Slaughter (1958–1961). He later turned to the writing of prose fiction and screenplays, and wrote several science fiction, horror and mystery novels.


Tryon died of stomach cancer on September 4, 1991, at the age of 65, in Los Angeles, California.