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Lynn Fontanne (1887–1983)

She and her husband shared one career - as the pre-eminent acting pair on the American stage. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1967/II Anastasia (TV Movie)
Grand Duchess Marie
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Special)
Narrator
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Essie Sebastian
- The Great Sebastians (1957) ... Essie Sebastian
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Lynn Fontaine
 1931 The Guardsman
The Actress
 1925 The Man Who Found Himself
Mrs. Macauley Jr (as Lynne Fontanne)
 1924 Second Youth
Rose Raynor
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 1970 A Birthday Gala Tribute Noel Coward (TV Movie)
Herself - Performer
 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 1 June 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1970 The 24th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Winner: Honorary Award
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 1965 The 17th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Fanny Bowditch Holmes
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Happiness (Revival). Written by J. Hartley Manners. Criterion Theatre: 31 Dec 1917- May 1918 (closing date unknown/136 performances). Cast: Warner Anderson, Dorothea Camden, Hubert Druce, Dorothy Dunn, Lynn Fontanne, O.P. Heggie, Edna Jane Hill, Violet Kemble Cooper, J.M. Kerrigan, Catherine Proctor, Andrew Stiles, Laurette ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lynne Fontanne

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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First coached in drama by British actress Ellen Terry in 1905. Fontanne made her stage debut in the chorus of "Cinderella" that year. She was brought to New York by Laurette Taylor and made her stage bow there in November 1916 in "The Harp of Life". See more »

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