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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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Stage Play: The Young Visitors. Burlesque. Written by Mrs. George Norman and Margaret MacKenzie. Based on the book by Daisy Ashford. Directed by John Cromwell. 39th Street Theatre: 29 Nov 1920- Dec 1920 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Kathleen Andrus (as "Lady Helena Herring"), Harold Anstruther (as "Bernard Clark"), ... See more »

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Height:

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 »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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