Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958), was an American film, stage and radio actor. From 1930s to the 1950s Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads.
Tyrone Power: Born Tyrone Edmund Power Jr. on May 5, 1914 in Cincinnati, OH /// Our mother was fond of telling us when we were young that our father, at the time of their marriage, resembled Tyrone Power. And here he is--I can see it, too. Odd that a movie star stranger can somehow look so much like someone you know well.
Tyrone Power, Lieut., U.S. Marine Corps, WW II. He was an established movie star when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Nevertheless he joined the Marines, became a pilot and flew supplies into, and wounded Marines out of, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He returned to the states in Nov 1945 and was released from active duty in Jan 1946. He was promoted to captain in the reserves on May 8, 1951.