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Lynn Fontanne (1887–1983)


Lynn Fontanne was born on December 6, 1887 in Woodford, Essex, England as Lillie Louise Fontanne. She was an actress, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1965), The Guardsman (1931) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). She was married to Alfred Lunt. She died on July 30, 1983 in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Magnificent Yankee Fanny Bowditch Holmes
(1965)
The Guardsman The Actress
(1931)
Stage Door Canteen Lynn Fontaine
(1943)
(1956-1963)

Filmography

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 1967/II Anastasia (TV Movie)
Grand Duchess Marie
 1965 The Magnificent Yankee (TV Movie)
Fanny Bowditch Holmes
 1956-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Dowey
- The Old Lady Shows Her Medals (1963) ... Mrs. Dowey
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Essie Sebastian
- The Great Sebastians (1957) ... Essie Sebastian
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Lynn Fontaine
 1931 The Guardsman
The Actress
 1925 The Man Who Found Himself
Mrs. Macauley Jr (as Lynne Fontanne)
 1924 Second Youth
Rose Raynor
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 1970 A Birthday Gala Tribute Noel Coward (TV Special)
Herself - Performer
 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 1 June 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1970 The 24th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Honorary Award Recipient
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 1987 Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- A Woman's Lot (1987) ... Herself (uncredited)
 1965 The 17th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Fanny Bowditch Holmes
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Pygmalion" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lynne Fontanne

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

She and Alfred Lunt were strongly opposed to the idea of appearing in films, and made only a handful. See more »

Star Sign:

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