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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: Manhattan. Comedy. See more »

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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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1952: Won Broadway's Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Point of No Return.". See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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