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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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Harvest. Written by Kate Horton. Directed by John Cromwell. Belmont Theatre: 19 Sep 1925- Oct 1925 (closing date unknown/17 performances). Cast: Louise Closser Hale (as "Mrs. Sonrel"), Elmer Cornell (as "Emil Sonrel"), Augustin Duncan (as "Sonrel"), Wallace Erskine (as "Old Man Knight"), Fredric March (as "Richard Knight"), ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

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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Father of James Cromwell. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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