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Lynn Fontanne (1887–1983)


Lynn Fontanne was born on December 6, 1887 in Woodford, Essex, England as Lillie Louise Fontanne. She was an actress, known for Peter Pan (1960), The Guardsman (1931) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). She was married to Alfred Lunt. She died on July 30, 1983 in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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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:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Lunt in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Trivia:

She appears on a U.S. 33-cent postage stamp with husband Alfred Lunt, which debuted in 1999 in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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