Gender
Female
Born
Jun 03, 1924
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
Died
Aug 22, 1991
South Salem, New York, USA
Performer Director Other
Relations
Wife of
James Vickery (1947 - 1959) divorced
Wife of
George C. Scott (1959 - 1965) divorced; remarried (1967 - 1972) divorced
Mother of
Alex Scott
Mother of
Campbell Scott
Comments
President of Actors' Equity Association (1985-1991)
On Borrowed Time (Oct 09, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992)
  • Dedicated to the memory of Colleen Dewhurst
PlayComedyRevival
Love Letters (Oct 31, 1989 - Jan 21, 1990)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst
    • Melissa Gardner - (Oct 31, 1989 - Nov 05, 1989)
PlayOriginal
Ah, Wilderness! (Jun 23, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Essie Miller]
PlayComedyRevival
Long Day's Journey Into Night (Jun 14, 1988 - Jul 23, 1988)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Mary Cavan Tyrone]
PlayDramaRevival
You Can't Take It With You (Apr 04, 1983 - Jan 01, 1984)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Olga]
PlayComedy FarceRevival
The Queen and the Rebels (Sep 30, 1982 - Nov 07, 1982)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Argia]
PlayOriginal
Ned and Jack (Nov 08, 1981 - Nov 08, 1981)
  • Directed by Colleen Dewhurst
PlayOriginal
An Almost Perfect Person (Oct 27, 1977 - Jan 28, 1978)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Irene Porter]
PlayComedyOriginal
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Apr 01, 1976 - Jul 11, 1976)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Martha]
PlayDramaRevival
A Moon for the Misbegotten (Dec 29, 1973 - Nov 17, 1974)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Josie Hogan]
PlayDramaRevival
Mourning Becomes Electra (Nov 15, 1972 - Dec 31, 1972)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Christine Mannon]
PlayDramaRevival
All Over (Mar 28, 1971 - May 01, 1971)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst [The Mistress]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Good Woman of Setzuan (Nov 05, 1970 - Dec 13, 1970)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Shen Te]
PlayRevival
More Stately Mansions (Oct 31, 1967 - Mar 02, 1968)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Sara]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (Oct 30, 1963 - Feb 15, 1964)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Miss Amelia Evans]
PlayOriginal
Great Day in the Morning (Mar 28, 1962 - Apr 07, 1962)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst [Phoebe Flaherty]
PlayOriginal
All the Way Home (Nov 30, 1960 - Sep 16, 1961)
  • Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Mary Follet]
PlayDramaOriginal
Caligula (Feb 16, 1960 - Mar 19, 1960)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst [Caesonia]
PlayOriginal
The Country Wife (Nov 27, 1957 - Jan 04, 1958)
  • Also Starring: Colleen Dewhurst [Mrs. Squeamish]
PlayComedyRevival
Tamburlaine the Great (Jan 19, 1956 - Feb 04, 1956)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst [Virgin of Memphis, Turkish Concubine]
PlayOriginal
Desire Under the Elms (Jan 16, 1952 - Feb 23, 1952)
  • Performer: Colleen Dewhurst [Neighbor]
PlayDramaRevival

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1977 | Nominee  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst

Best Actress in a Play

1974 | Winner  | A Moon for the Misbegotten
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Best Actress in a Play

1973 | Nominee  | Mourning Becomes Electra
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Best Actress in a Play

1972 | Nominee  | All Over
Performer: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Best Actress in a Play

1968 | Nominee  | More Stately Mansions
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Best Actress in a Play

1964 | Nominee  | The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Best Actress in a Play

1962 | Nominee  | Great Day in the Morning
Performer: Colleen Dewhurst

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1961 | Winner  | All the Way Home
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1989 | Nominee  | Long Day's Journey Into Night
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1983 | Nominee  | The Queen and the Rebels
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst

Outstanding Performance

1974 | Winner  | A Moon for the Misbegotten
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst

Outstanding Performance

1973 | Winner  | Mourning Becomes Electra
Starring: Colleen Dewhurst

Outstanding Performance

1971 | Winner  | All Over
Performer: Colleen Dewhurst

Outstanding Performance

1970 | Winner
Colleen Dewhurst (for "Hello and Goodbye")

Theatre World

Award

1958 | Recipient
Colleen Dewhurst (for "Children of Darkness")

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