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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)
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She acted in Maxwell Anderson's play, "The Wingless Victory," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

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If not for [husband] Guthrie [McClintic], I think I would have continued just drifting. He wanted to be an actor and my career was a sublimation of his desire, because he could pour his talents through me and that was a great advantage to me. I continued in the theater buoyed up mostly by his enthusiasm for it. He was one of those people who fascinated you always. You were never bored; sometimes ... See more »

Trivia:

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 Theater See more »

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