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Alfred Lunt (1892–1977)

He and his wife had a joint career as the pre-eminent actor couple on the American stage. See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1956-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Host
- The Old Lady Shows Her Medals (1963) ... Host
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Rudi Sebastian
- The Great Sebastians (1957) ... Rudi Sebastian
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Alfred Lunt
 1931 The Guardsman
The Actor
 1925 Lovers in Quarantine
MackIntosh Josephs
 1925 Sally of the Sawdust
Peyton Lennox
 1924 Second Youth
Roland Farwell Francis
 1923 The Ragged Edge
Howard Spurlock
 1923 Backbone
John Thorne / Andre de Mersay
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 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 1 June 1970 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 The 24th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Honorary Award
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.17 (1951) ... Himself
- Episode #5.11 (1951) ... Himself
 1943 Show-Business at War (Documentary short)
Himself
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 1965 The 17th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Movie)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Elizabeth the Queen. Historical drama. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Stage Manager: Leonard Loan. Assistant Stage Mgr: Bretaigne Windust and Jerome Mayer. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 3 Nov 1930- Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/147 performances). Cast: Lynn Fontanne (as "Elizabeth"), Alfred Lunt (as "Lord Essex"), ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The secret of my success? I speak in a loud clear voice and try not to bump into the furniture. See more »

Trivia:

Despite their intentionally hammy acting in the excerpt from Maxwell Anderson's "Elizabeth the Queen" in their film, "The Guardsman", the Lunts are said to have acted Shakespeare onstage in a non-declamatory, more conversational manner, as opposed to the standard way of performing Shakespeare onstage in those days. See more »

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