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Tyrone Guthrie (1900–1971)

Tyrone Guthrie was born on July 2, 1900 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as William Tyrone Guthrie. He was a director and actor, known for Oedipus Rex (1957), The Concrete Vision (1962) and Goodness, How Sad! (1938). He was married to Judith Bretherton. He died on May 15, 1971 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 70) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex Director
The Concrete Vision
Goodness, How Sad!
Trelawny of the Wells


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 1957 Oedipus Rex
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (theatre director - 1 episode)
- A Life in the Sun (1955) ... (theatre director)
 1952 Carmen (TV Movie)
 1938 Goodness, How Sad! (TV Movie)
 1938 Trelawny of the Wells (TV Movie)
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He directed James Bridie and Claud Gurney's play, "Mary Read-Dragoon and Pirate," at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Robert Donat, Flora Robson, Iris Hoey, Claude Allister, Beatrice Wilson, Betty Hardy, Wilfrid Walter, Marie Dainton, Charles Farrell, John Turnbull, Evan Thomas and George Benson in the cast. See more »

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Sir Tyrone Guthrie


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Personal Quote:

Style is an alarming word to American actors. They think of it as something assumed, something fancy and affected, something connected with being more elegant and flossy than anyone has a right to be in private life.It is hard to convince them that style in acting, as in dress, is concerned with appropriateness, with suitability to environment, and does not necessarily involve a great deal of ... See more »


First cousin of American actor Tyrone Power. See more »

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