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1. When was he born?

2. Where was he born?

3. What was his birth name?

4. What university did he attend?

5. He got his first major Broadway role in what 1929 Katharine Cornell production?

6. He joined the Theatre Guild and played Curly in their production of what play which later became the famous musical Oklahoma!?

7. He was one of the founding members of what famed theatre collective?

8. What Hollywood studio put him under contract?

9. Tone's screen debut was in what 1932 movie?

10. He made seven films in 1933. Please name them.

11. How many films did he make with Jean Harlow?

12. How many films did he make with his then-wife Joan Crawford?

13. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in what 1935 movie?

14. What was his personal favorite of all his films?

15. Bette Davis won her first Oscar opposite Tone in what 1935 movie?

16. In Three Comrades, who played the three comrades?

17. Frequently typecast as a wealthy, café society playboy, he notably played against type in what 1943 and 1944 films?

18. In 1949, he produced and starred in a film directed by Burgess Meredith. Tone's tour de force role as a manic depressive sociopath included performing many of his own stunts on what Paris landmark?

19. In 1957, he returned to Broadway in what play?

20. He co-starred in the Ben Casey medical series from 1965 to 1966 as Casey's supervisor. What's his character's name?

21. He received acclaim as the charismatic, dying president in what 1962 Otto Preminger film?

22. His final two feature film appearances were cameos. Please name the role and the films.

23. Please name his four wives.

24. How many children did he have?

25. When did he pass away?

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