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Colleen Dewhurst

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Colleen Rose Dewhurst (June 3, 1924 — August 22, 1991) was a Canadian-American actress known for a while as "the Queen of Off-Broadway." In her autobiography, Dewhurst wrote: "I had moved so quickly from one Off-Broadway production to the next that I was known, at one point, as the 'Queen of Off-Broadway'. This title was not due to my brilliance but rather because most of the plays I was in closed after a run of anywhere from one night to two weeks. I would then move immediately into another." Dewhurst was a renowned interpreter of the works of Eugene O’Neill on the stage, and her career also encompassed film, early dramas on live television, and Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Colleen Dewhurst, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 3, 1924 In Montréal, Québec, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Nun's Story 1959-06-18
Latest Project:
Movie Bed & Breakfast 1991-09-22
Known For
Movie Bed & Breakfast Ruth Wellesly 1991-09-22
Movie Dying Young Estelle Whittier 1991-06-20
Movie The Exorcist III Satan (voice) (uncredited) 1990-08-17
Movie The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Those She Left Behind Margaret Page 1989-03-06
Movie Termini Station Molly Dushane 1989-08-21
Movie Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Marilla Cuthbert 1987-05-19
Movie Between Two Women Barbara Petherton 1986-03-10
Movie As Is Hospice Worker 1986-07-27
Movie The Boy Who Could Fly Mrs. Sherman 1986-08-15
Movie Sword of Gideon Golda Meir 1986-09-01
Series A.D. Antonia 1985-03-31
Movie Anne of Green Gables Marilla Cuthbert 1985-12-01
Movie The Glitter Dome Lorna Dillman 1984-11-18
Movie Between Two Brothers 1982-03-09
Movie The Women's Room Val 1980-09-14
Movie Final Assignment Dr. Valentine Ulanova 1980-10-01
Series Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Myrtle Kennedy 1980-04-15
Movie Baby Comes Home Anna Kramer 1980-10-16
Movie Tribute Gladys Petrelli 1980-12-14
Movie Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story Mrs. O'Neil 1979-02-24
Series Studs Lonigan Mary Lonigan 1979-03-07
Movie When a Stranger Calls Tracy 1979-10-26
Movie And Baby Makes Six Anna Kramer 1979-10-22
Movie The Third Walker Kate Maclean 1978-01-01
Movie Annie Hall Mrs. Hall 1977-04-19
Movie A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan 1975-05-27
Movie The Music School 1974-01-01
Movie McQ Myra 1974-01-04
Movie The Story of Jacob and Joseph Rebekah 1974-04-07
Movie Tennessee Williams' South 1973-01-01
Movie Legend in Granite Marie Lombardi 1973-12-14
Movie The Cowboys Kate 1972-01-13
Movie The Hands of Cormac Joyce Molly Joyce 1972-09-16
Movie The Price 1971-01-02
Movie The Last Run Monique 1971-07-07
Movie A Fine Madness Dr. Vera Kropotkin 1966-06-29
Movie Man on a String Helen Benson 1960-05-20
Movie The Nun's Story Dangerous Hospital Patient 1959-06-18
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