Star of Hitchcock Classic ‘Strangers on a Train,’ Farley Granger Dead at 85

Mar 30, 2011  •  Post A Comment

Farley Granger, a handsome leading man best known for two Alfred Hitchcock movies, has died at the age of 85, reports the Los Angeles Times. Granger was in his New York City home on Sunday evening with he died from natural causes.

Granger made dozens of movies, including Hitchcock’s "Strangers on a Train” (1951) and “Rope” (1948), along with "The North Star" (1943) and "Hans Christian Andersen" (1952). He was also a popular guest on episodic television from the 1950s into the 1990s, with appearances on “The Six Million Dollar Man,” “Murder, She Wrote,” the original “Hawaii Five-0” and many other shows.

He also had roles on two soap operas, "The Edge of Night" and "As the World Turns."

In 2007, Granger published his autobiography, "Include Me Out: My Life From Goldwyn to Broadway."

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