Farley Granger

Actor | * 07/01/1925 († 85, 03/27/2011) | San Jose, California (United States of America (USA))
Farley Earle Granger Jr. (July 1, 1925 – March 27, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his two collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock: Rope in 1948 and Strangers on a Train in 1951. Granger was first noticed in a small stage production in Hollywood by a Goldwyn casting director, and given a significant role in The North Star (1943), a controversial film praising the Soviet Union at the height of World War II, but later condemned for its political bias. Another war film, The Purple Heart (1944), followed, before Granger's naval service in Honolulu, in a unit that arranged troop entertainment in the Pacific. Here he made useful contacts, including Bob Hope, Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth. It was also where he began exploring his bisexuality, which he said he never felt any need to conceal. His role in Hitchcock's Rope, a fictionalized account of the Leopold and Loeb murder cas... ()
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Farley Earle Granger Jr. (July 1, 1925 – March 27, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his two collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock: Rope in 1948 and Strangers on a Train in 1951.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Mystery

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Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Farley Granger as Actor(50)

as Arthur Pomposello2001 The Next Big Thing
as himself2001 Rope Unleashed
as Self (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as himself1996 The Celluloid Closet
as Self (archive footage)1988 James Stewart: A Wonderful Life
as Ambassador Hoyle1986 The Imagemaker
as Douglas Andrews1984 Death Mask
as Sheriff George Fraser1981 The Prowler
as Martin Caine1976 Widow
as David Ames1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan
as Judge Niland1973 The Man Called Noon
as Computer Programming Director1973 The Serpent
as Evan Lyons1973 Arnold
as Manny Baxter1973 Amore mio, uccidimi!
as Inspector Capuana1972 So Sweet, So Dead
as Richard Stuart1972 Amuck!
as John Ward1972 The Red Headed Corpse
as Major Harriman1970 They Call Me Trinity
as Nealy1970 The Challengers
as Shelby Carpenter1968 Laura
as Edmund Van Dermot1968 Rogue's Gallery
as Harry Kendall Thaw1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
as Nicholas 'Nicky' Bradna1955 The Naked Street
as Il tenente Franz Mahler1954 Senso
as Rick Livingston1953 Small Town Girl
as Thomas Clayton Campbell Jr1953 The Story of Three Loves
as Jim (segment "The Gift of the Magi")1952 O. Henry's Full House
as Jack Greer1951 I Want You
as Guy Haines1951 Strangers on a Train
as William Calhoun Denny1951 Behave Yourself!
as Martin Lynn1950 Edge of Doom
as Joe Norson1950 Side Street
as Chuck1950 Our Very Own
as Johnse Hatfield1949 Roseanna McCoy
as Arthur "Bowie" Bowers1949 They Live by Night
as Phillip Morgan1948 Rope
as Pax Masterson1948 Enchantment
as Sgt. Howard Clinton1944 The Purple Heart
as Damian Simonov1943 The North Star

TV Shows/Series with Farley Granger as Actor(28)

as Jerome Ashcroft1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Doctor Roebuck1984 Tales from the Darkside
as Enos Sutton1978 Black Beauty
as Charles Cummings1977 The Love Boat
as Hoagland Walters1968 The Name of the Game
as Arnold1968 Hawaii Five-O
1967 Hondo
as Charley Herrod1965 Run for Your Life
as Paul Burgess1957 DuPont Show of the Month
as Guy Haines (archive footage) (uncredited)1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Self - Actor, Rope1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as John Haywood1954 Climax!
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Full Name: Farley Granger
Born: Wednesday, 07/01 1925 (July) in San Jose, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 03/27 2011 (March) in New York City (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, North Hollywood High School
Farley Granger frequently works together with these people:
John Newland (23x, Crew)
Vera Miles (20x, Actress)
Dane Clark (16x, Actor)
Vaughn Taylor (16x, Actor)
Robert H. Harris (16x, Actor)
John Forsythe (15x, Actor)
Cedric Hardwicke (15x, Actor)
Kevin McCarthy (15x, Actor)
Steve Forrest (15x, Actor)
Phyllis Thaxter (15x, Actress)
James Gregory (14x, Actor)
Fred Lau (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10000, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/26/2023