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John Cromwell (I) (1887–1979)

Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, Ohio. He made his Broadway debut on October 14, 1912, in Marian De Forest's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" at the Playhouse Theatre. The show was a hit, running for a total of 184 performances. Cromwell appeared in another 38 plays on Broadway between February ... See full bio »

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Stage Play: The Earth (Revival). Written by James B. Fagan. Playhouse Theatre: 15 Feb 1916- unknown (unknown performances/This production played in repertory with "The New York Idea", "The Liars", "Major Barbara", "Captain Brassbound's Conversion"). Cast: George Bangs, Louise Calvert, Richard Clarke, John Cromwell, Clarence Derwent, Daniel... See more »

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Irene Dunne] Underrated on every count. See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 155-159. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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Capricorn

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