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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: Meteor. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 23 Dec 1929- Mar 1930 (closing date unknown/92 performances). Cast: Martin Berkeley (as "Sherman Maxwell"), Edward Emery (as "Dr. Avery"), Lynn Fontanne (as "Ann Carr"), Lawrence Leslie (as "Curtis Maxwell"), Leonard Loan (as "Mullin"), Alfred ... See more »

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

I remember one week in Winnipeg when Lady DeBathe - that would be Mrs. Langtry, the Jersey Lily, for it was she who gave me the opportunity to see and know the work with these amazing people of vaudeville by engaging me as a 'leading man' for her vaudeville sketch - shared honors with Fink's Mules. Mrs. Langtry thought the combination entirely irreconcilable. She told the booking office so in ... 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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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