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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 New York Idea (Revival). Written by Langdon Mitchell. Playhouse Theatre: 28 Sep 1915- unknown (unknown performances). Cast: Tracy Barrow (as "Tim Fiddler"), Richard Clarke (as "Monroe"), John Cromwell (as "William Ludley"), Grace George (as "Mrs. Cynthia Karslake"), Lumsden Hare (as "Philip Phillimore"), Selwyn Joyce (as "... 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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Capricorn

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