Farley Granger

Biography: Farley Granger spent most of his early years onscreen playing darkly handsome but emotionally unstable young men, and while he enjoyed considerable success in those characterizations, his career declined rapidly once he'd reached his 30s. Granger was barely out of high school-and acting in little theaters around Los Angeles when he was signed by Samuel Goldwyn. After debuting on-screen as a Russian boy in The North Star (1943), he went on to appear in The Purple Heart (1944), They Live by Night (1947), Enchantment (1948), Side Street, Our Very Own (both 1950), Behave Yourself! (1952), and other films in the early 1950s. Alfred Hitchcock recognized Granger's potential, and gave him plum roles in Rope (1948, as one of the unbalanced prep-school killers) and Strangers on a Train (1951, as the tennis pro drawn into Robert Walker's murder plot).

Granger's canny characterizations of personable youths with submerged neuroses made his early career an interesting one, but he
Farley Granger spent most of his early years onscreen playing darkly handsome but emotionally unstable young men, and while he enjoyed considerable success in those characterizations, his career declined rapidly once he'd reached his 30s. Granger was barely out of high school-and acting in little theaters around Los Angeles when he was signed by Samuel Goldwyn. After debuting on-screen as a Russian boy in The North Star (1943), he went on to appear in The Purple Heart (1944), They Live by Night (1947), Enchantment (1948), Side Street, Our Very Own (both 1950), Behave Yourself! (1952), and other films in the early 1950s. Alfred Hitchcock recognized Granger's potential, and gave him plum roles in Rope (1948, as one of the unbalanced prep-school killers) and Strangers on a Train (1951, as the tennis pro drawn into Robert Walker's murder plot).

Granger's canny characterizations of personable youths with submerged neuroses made his early career an interesting one, but he eventually drifted out of mainstream Hollywood features into stage and TV work (including the soap operas "As The World Turns" and "One Life to Live") and foreign films.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd One Life to Live: Season 37 Jul 16, 2004 Dr. Will Vernon (1976-1977) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 36 Jul 15, 2003 Dr. Will Vernon (1976-1977) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 35 Jul 17, 2002 Dr. Will Vernon (1976-1977) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 34 Jul 25, 2001 Dr. Will Vernon (1976-1977) tbd