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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:

There Shall Be No Night (1940). Drama (return engagement). Written by Robert E. Sherwood. Scenic Design by Richard Whorf. Costume Design by Valentina. Directed by Alfred Lunt. Alvin Theatre: 9 Sep 1940- 2 Nov 1940 (66 performances). Cast: Lynn Fontanne (as "Miranda Valkonen"), Alfred Lunt (as "Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen"), Charles ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lynne Fontanne

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Always refused to say her true age. Even her husband was under the delusion that she was five years younger than he and he died without ever knowing she was actually older!. See more »

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