Death of Farley Granger

July 1, 1925 - March 27, 2011
New York, New York | Age 85

1950s screen idol dead at 85
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ULA ILNYTZKY, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Farley Granger, the 1950s bobby sox screen idol who starred in the Alfred Hitchcock classics "Rope" and "Strangers on a Train," has died. He was 85.

Granger died Sunday of natural causes, said Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office.

Granger, who died at his Manhattan home, was an overnight Hollywood success story. He was a 16-year-old student at North Hollywood High School when...

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