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John Cromwell (I) (1887–1979)

Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, OH. 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 24... See full bio »

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Stage Play: The Painted Woman. Written by Frederic Arnold Kummer. Directed by John Cromwell. Playhouse Theatre: 5 Mar 1913- Mar 1913 (closing date unknown/2 performances). Cast: Anthony Andre, Augustus Collette, Harry English, Louise Everts, Charles Fisher, Jobyna Howland, Amy Johnson, Carlotta Marenzo, Frank Peters, Eugene Powers, ... 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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1945: Hosted the Academy Awards alongside Bob Hope. See more »

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Capricorn

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