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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 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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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Lana Turner] Probably the very worst actress that ever made it to the top. See more »

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Robert Altman's A Wedding (1978) was shot during the summer of 1977 principally on the Armour estate in Lake Bluff, IL. Every shooting day Cromwell and Ruth Nelson could be seen, in costume, in a small first-floor room set aside for them. Sometimes, they could be seen talking, but most often they each were absorbed reading books. See more »

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