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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: Women Go On Forever. Written by Daniel Nathan Rubin. Directed by John Cromwell. Forrest Theatre: 7 Sep 1927- Dec 1927 (closing date unknown/117 performances). Cast: Mary Boland, James Cagney (as "Eddie"), Willard Foster (as "Dr. Bevin"), Edwin Kasper, David Landau (as "Daly"), Mary Law (as "Mabel"), Constance McKay, Douglass ... See more »

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Hedy Lamarr] She was a nice girl, or she was then. Hedy didn't make trouble, didn't have an ego problem. The problem was that she couldn't act. See more »

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Father of actor James Cromwell. See more »

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Capricorn

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