Farley Granger was born on Wednesday, July 01, 1925 in San Jose, California and he is a famous actor.
Biography and Career:
His father was the automobile dealer of Willys-Overland .Due to a stock market crash in 1929, the family was compelled to sell of all their belongings and homes and move into an apartment. The remaining of the possessions was sold at an auction t settle their debts. The family settled in a small apartment in Hollywood. His mother enrolled him at Meglin's dance school hoping he would become a tap dancer. Farley had a good accent so he was given the role of a Russian boy in the film The North Star.
The publicity department wanted him to change his name for which he was very reluctant, but finally changed it to Kent Clark. He was loaned out to 20th centur
y fox, and was cast in the Purple Heat.
He was attracted to men and women alike. He returned to civilian life. His weekly salary was increased to $200and was also given a ford coupe. His most prominent associate was director Nicholas Ray
, who cast him in his film Thieves like Us.
Farley Granger went back to New York City
in 1955 and started studying with Bob Fosse
, Gloria Vanderbilt
, James Kirkwood
and Tom Tryon
and the class was taken by Sandy Meisner. While studying he made his debut in "The Carefree Tree". It was a play with music based on an old Chinese legend. The other cast of the play were Janice Rule
, Alvin Ailey
, Frances Sternhagen
, Jerry Stiller
and Sada Thompson
. After acting in movies and theatre he started appearing on Television.
Birth name: Farley Earle Granger
He was born was born on 1st July 1925 in San Jose, California.
He is an American actor.
He is the only child for his mother. He was born after his mother had 13 miscarriages.
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Being born on Jul 01, Farley is a Cancer.
Why do we like Farley Granger?
We like Farley Granger because of his acting talents and his looks.
Why is Farley Granger Famous?
He is famous for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock
, "Rope" in 1948 and "Strangers on a Train" in 1951.
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