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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 »

Known For

Peter Pan
Peter Pan Narrator
(1960)
The Guardsman
The Guardsman The Actress
(1931)
Stage Door Canteen
Stage Door Canteen Lynn Fontaine
(1943)
Second Youth
Second Youth Rose Raynor
(1924)

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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Idiot's Delight. Comedy. Written by Robert E. Sherwood. Production Supervised by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Dances Directed by Morgan Lewis. Assistant Stage Manager: LeRoi Operti. Directed by Bretaigne Windust. Shubert Theatre: 24 Mar 1936- Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/300 performances). Cast: Alfred Lunt (as "Harry Van")... 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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In 1970, received a Special Tony Award that was shared with her husband, Alfred Lunt. She also was nominated for Broadway's 1959 Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "The Visit." See more »

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