John Cromwell (I) (1886–1979)


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Actor / director John Cromwell was born December 23, 1887, in Toledo, OH. He made his Broadway debut on October 14, 1912, in Marian De Forest's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" at the Playhouse Theatre. The show was a hit, running for a total of 184 performances. Cromwell appeared in another 38 plays on Broadway between February 24... See full bio »

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(1937)
Algiers Director
(1938)
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(1950)

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(1965 season) Stage:Appeared with Paul Ballantyne, Earl Boen, Graham Brown, Zoe Caldwell, Kristina Callahan, John Cappalletti, Charles Cioffi, Hume Cronyn, Niki Flacks, Ed Flanders, Kenneth Frankel, Ellen Geer, Helen Harrelson, James Horswill, James J. Lawless, John Lewin, John MacKay, Sandy McCallum, Evie McElroy, Robert Milli... See more »

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on Irene Dunne] Underrated on every count. See more »

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From 1951-58 he was blacklisted in Hollywood during the Joseph McCarthy "Red Scare" period. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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