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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), Goodness, How Sad! (1938) and Trelawny of the Wells (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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 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 the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Edith Evans, Michael Redgrave, Alec Guinness, Alec Clunes, Marius Goring, and Leo Genn in the cast. See more »

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Sir Tyrone Guthrie


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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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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