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Hume Cronyn

Director, Performer, Producer, Writer, Lyricist
( b. Jul 18, 1911 London, Ontario, CANADA - d. Jun 15, 2003 Fairfield, Connecticut, USA ) Male
Relations: Cousin of Robert Whitehead
Father of Tandy Cronyn
Father of Christopher Cronyn
Father of Susan Tettemer
Husband of Emily Woodruff (? - ?) divorced
Husband of Susan Cooper (1996 - 2003) his death
Husband of Jessica Tandy (1942 - 1994) her death


Productions Date of Productions
The Petition
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [General Sir Edmund Milne]
Apr 24, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986
Foxfire
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Hector Nations]
  • Written by Hume Cronyn
  • Lyrics by Hume Cronyn
Nov 11, 1982 - May 15, 1983
The Gin Game
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
  • Co - Produced by The Cronyn Company
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Weller Martin]
Oct 06, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978
Noël Coward in Two Keys
Come Into the Garden Maud
[Play, Comedy, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Verner Conklin]
A Song at Twilight
[Play, Comedy, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Hugo Latymer]
Feb 28, 1974 - Jun 29, 1974
Promenade, All!
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Grandfather Huntziger (1895), Willie (1920), Willie (1945), Willie (Approximately Now)]
Apr 16, 1972 - May 27, 1972
A Delicate Balance
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Tobias]
Sep 22, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
Nov 30, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965
The Physicists
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Herbert George Beutler (Newton)]
Oct 13, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Polonius]
Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964
Big Fish, Little Fish
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Jimmie Luton]
Mar 15, 1961 - Jun 10, 1961
Triple Play
Bedtime Story
[Play, Drama, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [John Jo Mulligan]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Portrait of a Madonna
[Play, Drama, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [The Doctor]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Some Comments on the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
[Play, Drama, Monologue, One Act, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Prof. Ivan Ivanovitch Nyukhin]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
A Pound on Demand
[Play, Drama, One Act, Revival]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Jerry]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Apr 15, 1959 - May 16, 1959
The Man in the Dog Suit
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Oliver Walling]
Oct 30, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958
The Egghead
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Hume Cronyn
Oct 09, 1957 - Oct 26, 1957
A Day By The Sea
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Julian Anson]
Sep 26, 1955 - Oct 15, 1955
The Honeys
[Play, Farce, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Bennett Honey / Curtis Honey]
Apr 28, 1955 - May 28, 1955
The Fourposter
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Michael]
Jan 05, 1955 - Jan 16, 1955
Madam, Will You Walk
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Dr. Brightlee]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Dec 01, 1953 - Jan 10, 1954
The Fourposter
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Michael]
Oct 24, 1951 - May 02, 1953
The Little Blue Light
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Quintus Productions
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
Apr 29, 1951 - May 12, 1951
Hilda Crane
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Nov 01, 1950 - Dec 31, 1950
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
Mar 02, 1950 - Apr 08, 1950
The Survivors
[Play, Original]
  • Also Starring: Hume Cronyn [Jodine Decker]
Jan 19, 1948 - Jan 24, 1948
Mr. Big
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Harley L. Miller]
Sep 30, 1941 - Oct 04, 1941
Retreat to Pleasure
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Lee Tatnall]
Dec 17, 1940 - Jan 04, 1941
The Weak Link
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Peter Mason]
Mar 04, 1940 - Mar 30, 1940
The Three Sisters
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Andrei Prozorov]
Oct 14, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939
Off to Buffalo
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Harry Quill]
Feb 21, 1939 - Feb 1939
Escape This Night
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Steve]
Apr 22, 1938 - May 1938
There's Always a Breeze
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Abe Sherman]
Mar 02, 1938 - Mar 1938
High Tor
[Play, Fantasy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Elkus]
Jan 09, 1937 - Closing date unknown
Boy Meets Girl
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn
    • Green - Replacement
Nov 27, 1935 - Jul 1937
Hipper's Holiday
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Understudy: Hume Cronyn [A Janitor]
Oct 18, 1934 - Oct 1934
1994 Tony Award® Lifetime Achievement
winner Hume Cronyn [winner]
1986 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
 The Petition [nominee]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
1986 Drama Desk Award Special Award
winner Hume Cronyn (for their continuing theatrical partnership) [winner]
1978 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
 The Gin Game [nominee]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
1978 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Gin Game [nominee]
Produced by Hume Cronyn
1978 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
 The Gin Game [nominee]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
1978 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
 The Gin Game [nominee]
Produced by Hume Cronyn
1967 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
 A Delicate Balance [nominee]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
1965 Tony Award® Best Producer of a Play
 Slow Dance on the Killing Ground [nominee]
Produced by Hume Cronyn
1964 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
winnerHamlet [winner]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
1961 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
 Big Fish, Little Fish [nominee]
Starring: Hume Cronyn
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