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John Cromwell (I) (1886–1979)


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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Known For

Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage Director
(1934)
Made for Each Other
(1939)
Since You Went Away
(1944)
The Prisoner of Zenda
(1937)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Little Eyolf. Drama (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen. Guild Theatre: 2 Feb 1926- Feb 1926 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: John Cromwell (as "Engineer Borgheim"), Clare Eames (as "Mrs. Rita Allmers"), Margalo Gillmore (as "Mrs. Asta Allmers"), Helen Menken (as "The Rat Wife"), Reginald Owen (as "Alfred Allmers"), ... See more »

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Jean Arthur] A difficult person out in the street, so they say -- I never knew her -- but everyone who went to the movies liked her, and that's unusual. Every movie star is disliked by some people -- Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich certainly, even Greta Garbo, Ronald Colman -- but everyone liked Jean Arthur. 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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