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Alfred Lunt (1892–1977)

Alfred Lunt was born on August 12, 1892 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Guardsman (1931), Sally of the Sawdust (1925) and Second Youth (1924). He was married to Lynn Fontanne. He died on August 3, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 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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 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
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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
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 1943 Show-Business at War (Documentary short)
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 1965 The 17th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Stage Appeared (as "Trigorin") in "The Seagull" on Broadway. Drama/comedy (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov. Translated by Stark Young. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Robert Edmond Jones. Directed by Robert Milton. Shubert Theatre: 29 Mar 1938-May 1938 (closing date unknown/41 performances). Cast: Lynn Fontanne (as "Madame... See more »

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[on the eventual demise of vaudeville] There were a great many in vaudeville - people who never quite came through. But they had their place and they filled it. They kept theatres open. Those pan-timers, those interstate-timers, those four-a-dayers, those six-a-dayers - they were an integral part of that endearing merry-go-round called vaudeville. Their sincerity was greater than their artistry. ... See more »

Trivia:

Has won three Tony Awards: in 1954, as Best Director for "Ondine;" in 1955, as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Quadrille;" and in 1970, a Special Award shared with his wife, Lynn Fontanne. He was also nominated in 1959 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Visit." See more »

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