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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 Magnificent Yankee (1965), The Guardsman (1931) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). 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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Known For

The Magnificent Yankee
The Magnificent Yankee Oliver Wendell Holmes
(1965)
The Guardsman
The Guardsman The Actor
(1931)
Stage Door Canteen
Stage Door Canteen Alfred Lunt
(1943)
The Ragged Edge
The Ragged Edge Howard Spurlock
(1923)

Filmography

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 1965 The Magnificent Yankee (TV Movie)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
 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 - Honorary Award Recipient
 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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 1987 James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson (TV Movie)
Himself, Presenter of Academy Award to James Stewart
 1965 The 17th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Volpone" on Broadway. Written by Ben Jonson, as translated by Ruth Langner. Directed by Philip Moeller. Guild Theatre: 9 Apr 1928-May 1928 (closing date unknown/46 performances). Cast: Mary Bell, Morris Carnovsky (as "Judge"), Ernest Cossart (as "Corvino"), John C. Davis, Dudley Digges (as "Volpone"), Margalo ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 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:

He appears on a U.S. 33 cent stamp, with Lynn Fontanne, debuting 3/1/99 in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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