Gender
Male
Born
Jul 18, 1911
London, Ontario, CANADA
Died
Jun 15, 2003
Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Producer Performer Director Writer Lyricist
Relations
Husband of
Emily Woodruff (1935 - 1936) divorced
Husband of
Jessica Tandy (1942 - 1994) her death
Husband of
Susan Cooper (1996 - 2003) his death
Father of
Christopher Cronyn
Father of
Tandy Cronyn
Step-father of
Susan Tettemer
Cousin of
Robert Whitehead
The Petition (Apr 24, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [General Sir Edmund Milne]
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Foxfire (Nov 11, 1982 - May 15, 1983)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Hector Nations]
  • Written by Hume Cronyn
  • Lyrics by Hume Cronyn
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The Gin Game (Oct 06, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978)
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
  • Co - Produced by The Cronyn Company
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn
    • Weller Martin - (Sep 27, 1977 - Jun 04, 1978)
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Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 28, 1974 - Jun 29, 1974)
  • Come Into the Garden Maud
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Verner Conklin]
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
  • A Song at Twilight
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Hugo Latymer]
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
Promenade, All! (Apr 16, 1972 - May 27, 1972)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Grandfather Huntziger (1895), Willie (1920), Willie (1945), Willie (Approximately Now)]
PlayComedyOriginal
A Delicate Balance (Sep 22, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Tobias]
PlayDramaOriginal
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground (Nov 30, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965)
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
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The Physicists (Oct 13, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Herbert George Beutler (Newton)]
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Hamlet (Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Polonius]
PlayTragedyRevival
Big Fish, Little Fish (Mar 15, 1961 - Jun 10, 1961)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Jimmie Luton]
PlayComedyOriginal
Triple Play (Apr 15, 1959 - May 16, 1959)
  • Bedtime Story
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [John Jo Mulligan]
PlayDrama One ActOriginal
  • Portrait of a Madonna
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [The Doctor]
PlayDrama One ActOriginal
  • Some Comments on the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Prof. Ivan Ivanovitch Nyukhin]
PlayDrama Monologue One ActOriginal
  • A Pound on Demand
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Jerry]
PlayDrama One ActRevival
The Man in the Dog Suit (Oct 30, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Oliver Walling]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Egghead (Oct 09, 1957 - Oct 26, 1957)
  • Directed by Hume Cronyn
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A Day By The Sea (Sep 26, 1955 - Oct 15, 1955)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Julian Anson]
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The Honeys (Apr 28, 1955 - May 28, 1955)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Bennett Honey / Curtis Honey]
PlayFarce ComedyOriginal
The Fourposter (Jan 05, 1955 - Jan 16, 1955)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Michael]
PlayComedyRevival
Madam, Will You Walk (Dec 01, 1953 - Jan 10, 1954)
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Dr. Brightlee]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Fourposter (Oct 24, 1951 - May 02, 1953)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Michael]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Little Blue Light (Apr 29, 1951 - May 12, 1951)
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
  • Produced by Quintus Productions
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Hilda Crane (Nov 01, 1950 - Dec 31, 1950)
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
PlayDramaOriginal
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (Mar 02, 1950 - Apr 08, 1950)
  • Staged by Hume Cronyn
PlayComedyOriginal
The Survivors (Jan 19, 1948 - Jan 24, 1948)
  • Also Starring: Hume Cronyn [Jodine Decker]
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Mr. Big (Sep 30, 1941 - Oct 04, 1941)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Harley L. Miller]
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Retreat to Pleasure (Dec 17, 1940 - Jan 04, 1941)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Lee Tatnall]
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The Weak Link (Mar 04, 1940 - Mar 30, 1940)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Peter Mason]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Three Sisters (Oct 14, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Andrei Prozorov]
PlayDramaRevival
Off to Buffalo (Feb 21, 1939 - Feb 1939)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Harry Quill]
PlayComedyOriginal
Escape This Night (Apr 22, 1938 - Apr 30, 1938)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Steve]
PlayMelodramaOriginal
There's Always a Breeze (Mar 02, 1938 - Mar 1938)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Abe Sherman]
PlayComedyOriginal
High Tor (Jan 09, 1937 - Jun 1937)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn [Elkus]
PlayFantasyOriginal
Boy Meets Girl (Nov 27, 1935 - Jul 1937)
  • Performer: Hume Cronyn
    • Green - Replacement
PlayComedyOriginal
Hipper's Holiday (Oct 18, 1934 - Oct 1934)
  • Understudy: Hume Cronyn [A Janitor]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Gin Game (Oct 03, 1978 - Jun 09, 1979)
  • Produced by Hume Cronyn
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Weller Martin]
  • Co-produced by The Cronyn Company
PlayOriginal
Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 17, 1975 - Aug 02, 1975)
  • Starring: Hume Cronyn [Hugo Latymer]
PlayComedyOne ActOriginal

Tony Award®

Lifetime Achievement

1994 | Recipient
Hume Cronyn
 

Best Actor in Play

1986 | Nominee  | The Petition
Starring: Hume Cronyn
 

Best Actor in Play

1978 | Nominee  | The Gin Game
Starring: Hume Cronyn
 

Best Play

1978 | Nominee  | The Gin Game
Produced by Hume Cronyn
 

Best Actor in Play

1967 | Nominee  | A Delicate Balance
Starring: Hume Cronyn
 

Best Producer of a Play

1965 | Nominee  | Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
Produced by Hume Cronyn

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1964 | Winner  | Hamlet
Starring: Hume Cronyn
 

Best Actor in Play

1961 | Nominee  | Big Fish, Little Fish
Starring: Hume Cronyn

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

1986 | Recipient
Hume Cronyn (for their continuing theatrical partnership)
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1978 | Nominee  | The Gin Game
Starring: Hume Cronyn
 

Outstanding New Play

1978 | Nominee  | The Gin Game
Produced by Hume Cronyn

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