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Laura Hope Crews (1879–1942)

Laura Hope Crews was born on December 12, 1879 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is known for her work on Gone with the Wind (1939), Camille (1936) and Angel (1937). She died on November 13, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind Aunt 'Pittypat' Hamilton
Camille Prudence Duvernoy
Angel Grand Duchess Anna Dmitrievna
The Blue Bird
The Blue Bird Mrs. Luxury


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 1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Fan (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Apple Annie (uncredited)
 1941 One Foot in Heaven
Mrs. Preston Thurston
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
 1940 Lady with Red Hair
Mrs. Dudley
 1940 I'm Nobody's Sweetheart Now
Mrs. Lowell
 1940 Girl from Avenue A
Mrs. Forrester
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Remember?
Mrs. Carruthers
 1939 Reno
Mrs. Gardner
 1939 The Rains Came
Lily Hoggett-Egburry
 1939 The Star Maker
Carlotta Salvini
 1939 Idiot's Delight
Madame Zuleika
 1938/II Thanks for the Memory
Mrs. Kent
 1938 The Sisters
Flora's Mother
 1938 Dotor Rhythm
Mrs. Minerva Twombling
 1937 Angel
Grand Duchess Anna Dmitrievna
 1937 Confession
 1937 The Road Back
Ernst's Aunt
 1936 Her Master's Voice
Aunt Minnie Stickney
 1935 The Melody Lingers On
Mother Superior
 1935 Escapade
 1933 If I Were Free
Dame Evers
 1933 Ever in My Heart
Grandma Caroline Archer
 1933 Rafter Romance
 1933 Blind Adventure
Lady Rockingham
 1933 I Loved You Wednesday
Doc Mary Hanson
 1933 Out All Night
Mrs. Jane Colgate
 1932 New Morals for Old
Mrs. Thomas (as Laura Hope Crewes)
 1929 Charming Sinners
Mrs. Carr
 1915 Blackbirds
Leonie Sobatsky
 1915 The Fighting Hope
Anna Granger
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Saving Grace. Written by C. Haddon Chambers. Empire Theatre: 30 Sep 1918- Dec 1918 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Laura Hope Crews (as "Mrs. Corbett"), William Devereux (as "William Hoag"), Edward Douglas (as "Ripley Guildford"), Charlotte Granville (as "Mrs. Guildford"), Annie Hughes (as "Ada Parsons"), ... See more »

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Laura Hope Crewes


5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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Despite her film resume, Laura Hope Crews considered herself a theatrical actress, appearing on Broadway from 1903 in over 40 major productions, literally until the day she died. She was cast in the smash hit "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Fulton Theatre in the role of "Abby Brewster" in June, 1942. After her death that November 13th she was replaced by Patricia Collinge. See more »

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