Tyrone Power and Linda Christian

Tyrone Power and Linda Christian
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(27 January 1949 - 7 August 1956) (divorced) 2 children

Late 46 meets Tyrone Power for the first time in Acapulco, where he`s making Captain from Castile, and she`s filming Tarzan and the Mermaids / meets Power for the first time in the lobby of the Grand Hotel in Rome

27 January 47 marries Tyrone Power in Rome; an audience with Pope Pius XII follows

49 the marriage begins to disintegrate two-and-a-half years after the wedding

October 51 her daughter Romina Francesca is born

53 is supposed to do Mississippi Gambler opposite Power but loses her part to Piper Laurie
her co-star Richard Conte has some amorous ideas on the set of Slaves of Babylon
is visiting her mother in Mexico City when the final break from Power comes

12 / 13 September 53 her daughter Taryn Stephanie is born

Christmas 53 invites her teenage chum Tita Purdom, wife of aspiring British actor Edmund Purdom, to a Christmas Eve party at the Powers` Bel Air mansion. She and Tita
attended the same school in Haifa, Palestine. Soon after the party, Purdom moves into the Powers` guest house, while his wife and child remain at the garage apartment.

54 while Ty`s at the studio, she and Purdom play a game of motorized follow-the-leader; their destinations are two hamburger joints in the area

the Powers and the Purdoms leave for a five-day Mexican vacation and make a foursome in excursions to Hollywood nightspots

Late 54 separates from Power
November 54 the "perfect marriage" between Tyrone and her is finished
55 is supposed to do Solomon and Sheba opposite Power, but both refuse
3 May 55 divorces Tyrone Power in Santa Monica Superior Court, charging mental cruelty. Ty gives her an estimated $1,000,000 for his freedom. The "reasons" behind his generosity are sizzling. Linda has "an ace in the hole." She also receives custody of their two daughters for 10 months a year. The name of Purdom isn`t mentioned.

December 55 MGM is unhappy about the news concerning Purdom and the soon-to-be-ex Mrs. Tyrone Power

August 56 divorces Power in London
Commenced Dating
December 1946
27 January 1949
December 1954
7 August 1956
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Date of Birth

Romina  Female

Taryn  Female

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Divorced|1946 - 1956|Tyrone Power was married to Linda Christian from 27th January, 1949 to August, 1956.|1946-12-00|1956-08-00|Tyrone Power and Linda Christian were married for 7 years. They dated for 2 years after getting together in Dec 1946 and married on 27th Jan 1949. 7 years later they divorced on 7th Aug 1956. They had 2 children.

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