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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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Stage Play: Drifting. Melodrama. Written by John Colton and D.H. Andrews. Directed by John Cromwell. Playhouse Theatre: 2 Jan 1922- Feb 1922 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast: Allen Atwell, Frank Backus, Millie Beland, William Blaisdell [final Broadway role], Humphrey Bogart (as "Ernie Crockett/Third Husband") [Broadway debut], ... See more »

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Gary Cooper] Gary Cooper never understood a thing about real acting but had the most marvelous presence. 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 »

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