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Katharine Cornell (1893–1974)

Katharine Cornell was born on February 16, 1893 in Berlin, Germany. She is known for her work on Stage Door Canteen (1943), The Unconquered (1954) and There Shall Be No Night (1957). She was married to Guthrie McClintic. She died on June 9, 1974 in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 1957 There Shall Be No Night (TV Movie)
Miranda Valkay
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Katherine Cornell
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 1940 No Time for Comedy (producer: stage play)
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 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
Herself - Narrator (voice)
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Stage Play: Candida. Comedy (revival). See more »

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I was nervous from the very beginning and it got worse as the years went on. I was conscientious and wanted to do more, always, than I was able. I don't think, when I was playing, that I was ever happy - beginning at 4 o'clock any afternoon. See more »

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At the age of 58, she recreated the role of "Elizabeth Barrett" in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" episode of Producers' Showcase (1954) on live television in 1956, twenty-five years after she first played it in the original 1931 Broadway production. See more »

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"The First Lady of the American Theater" See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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