Gender
Male
Born
Dec 23, 1887
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Died
Sep 26, 1979
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Director Producer Performer
Relations
Father of
James Cromwell
Husband of
Kay Johnson (1928 - ?) divorced
Husband of
Ruth Nelson (? - 1979) his death
  • CREDITS
    Solitaire / Double Solitaire (Sep 30, 1971 - Oct 31, 1971)
    • Double Solitaire
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Mr. Potter]
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    • Solitaire
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Father]
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    Mary, Mary (Mar 08, 1961 - Dec 12, 1964)
    • Also Starring: John Cromwell [Oscar Nelson]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    What Every Woman Knows (Dec 22, 1954 - Jan 02, 1955)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Charles Venables]
    PlayComedyRevival
    Sabrina Fair (Nov 11, 1953 - Aug 21, 1954)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Linus Larrabee]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Climate of Eden (Nov 06, 1952 - Nov 22, 1952)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [The Reverend Gerald Harmston]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Point of No Return (Dec 13, 1951 - Nov 22, 1952)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [John Gray]
    PlayOriginal
    Naughty Naught '00 (Oct 19, 1946 - Nov 02, 1946)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [P. De Quincy Devereux]
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Moon Vine (Feb 11, 1943 - Feb 27, 1943)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Yankee Point (Nov 23, 1942 - Dec 12, 1942)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Bob Adams]
    PlayOriginal
    Gabrielle (Mar 25, 1941 - Mar 26, 1941)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Detlev Spinell]
    PlayOriginal
    Grey Farm (May 03, 1940 - Jun 01, 1940)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Stephen Grantham]
    PlayMelodramaOriginal
    Yr. Obedient Husband (Jan 10, 1938 - Jan 1938)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Ghost of Yankee Doodle (Nov 22, 1937 - Jan 01, 1938)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    • Production Supervised by John Cromwell
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Gentlemen of the Press (Aug 27, 1928 - Dec 1928)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Wick Snell]
    PlayOriginal
    The Queen's Husband (Jan 25, 1928 - May 1928)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    The Racket (Nov 22, 1927 - Mar 1928)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Captain McQuigg]
    PlayOriginal
    Women Go On Forever (Sep 07, 1927 - Dec 1927)
    • Produced in association with John Cromwell
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    What the Doctor Ordered (Aug 18, 1927 - Sep 1927)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayFarceOriginal
    The Silver Cord (Dec 20, 1926 - Mar 1927)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Fanny (Sep 21, 1926 - Nov 1926)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Gyp Gradyear]
    PlayComedy MelodramaOriginal
    Kitty's Kisses (May 06, 1926 - Oct 02, 1926)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Devils (Mar 17, 1926 - Apr 1926)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Mathew Dibble]
    PlayOriginal
    Little Eyolf (Feb 02, 1926 - Feb 1926)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Engineer Borgheim]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Lucky Sam McCarver (Oct 21, 1925 - Nov 14, 1925)
    • Produced in association with John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Sam McCarver]
    PlayOriginal
    Harvest (Sep 19, 1925 - Oct 1925)
    • Produced in association with John Cromwell
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Oh Mama (Aug 19, 1925 - Oct 1925)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Julien Rhenal]
    PlayComedy FarceOriginal
    It All Depends (Aug 10, 1925 - Aug 1925)
    • Produced by John Cromwell
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayComedyOriginal
    She Had To Know (Feb 02, 1925 - Apr 1925)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Bewitched (Oct 01, 1924 - Oct 1924)
    • Produced by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Tarnish (Oct 01, 1923 - May 1924)
    • Produced by John Cromwell
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    The World We Live In (Oct 31, 1922 - Feb 03, 1923)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Manhattan (Aug 15, 1922 - Oct 1922)
    • Produced by John Cromwell
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Law Breaker (Feb 01, 1922 - Apr 1922)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Walter Homer]
    PlayMelodramaOriginal
    Drifting (Jan 02, 1922 - Feb 1922)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayMelodramaOriginal
    Bought and Paid For (Dec 07, 1921 - Dec 1921)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayDramaRevival
    Marie Antoinette (Nov 22, 1921 - Nov 1921)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Maillard]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Personality (Aug 27, 1921 - Sep 1921)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Simpson]
    PlayComedy DramaOriginal
    The Teaser (Jul 27, 1921 - Aug 1921)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Roddy Caswell]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Young Visitors (Nov 29, 1920 - Dec 1920)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    PlayBurlesqueOriginal
    Immodest Violet (Aug 30, 1920 - Sep 1920)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Mr. Tackaberry]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    She Would and She Did (Sep 11, 1919 - Oct 1919)
    • Staged by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Frank Goward]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    At 9:45 (Jun 28, 1919 - Oct 1919)
    • Staged under the Direction of John Cromwell
    PlayMelodramaOriginal
    The Indestructible Wife (Jan 30, 1918 - Feb 1918)
    • Performer: John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    The Land of the Free (Oct 02, 1917 - Oct 1917)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Captain Brassbound's Conversion (Mar 29, 1916 - Closing date unknown)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Capt. Kearney, U.S.N.]
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Earth (Feb 15, 1916 - Closing date unknown)
    • Performer: John Cromwell
    PlayRevival
    Major Barbara (Dec 09, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Charles Lomax]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Liars (Nov 09, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Archibald Coke]
    PlayRevival
    The New York Idea (Sep 28, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [William Ludley]
    PlayRevival
    Sinners (Jan 07, 1915 - Jul 1915)
    • Performer: John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Life (Oct 24, 1914 - Mar 1915)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Too Many Cooks (Feb 24, 1914 - Sep 1914)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    • Performer: John Cromwell [Frank Andrews]
    PlayOriginal
    The Painted Woman (Mar 05, 1913 - Mar 1913)
    • Directed by John Cromwell
    PlayOriginal
    Little Women (Oct 14, 1912 - Mar 1913)
    • Performer: John Cromwell [John Brooke]
    PlayDramaOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Featured Actor in a Play

    1952 | Winner  | Point of No Return
    Performer: John Cromwell
Solitaire / Double Solitaire (Sep 30, 1971 - Oct 31, 1971)
  • Double Solitaire
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Mr. Potter]
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • Solitaire
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Father]
PlayOne ActOriginal
Mary, Mary (Mar 08, 1961 - Dec 12, 1964)
  • Also Starring: John Cromwell [Oscar Nelson]
PlayComedyOriginal
What Every Woman Knows (Dec 22, 1954 - Jan 02, 1955)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Charles Venables]
PlayComedyRevival
Sabrina Fair (Nov 11, 1953 - Aug 21, 1954)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Linus Larrabee]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Climate of Eden (Nov 06, 1952 - Nov 22, 1952)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [The Reverend Gerald Harmston]
PlayDramaOriginal
Point of No Return (Dec 13, 1951 - Nov 22, 1952)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [John Gray]
PlayOriginal
Naughty Naught '00 (Oct 19, 1946 - Nov 02, 1946)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [P. De Quincy Devereux]
MusicalDramaRevival
The Moon Vine (Feb 11, 1943 - Feb 27, 1943)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Yankee Point (Nov 23, 1942 - Dec 12, 1942)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Bob Adams]
PlayOriginal
Gabrielle (Mar 25, 1941 - Mar 26, 1941)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Detlev Spinell]
PlayOriginal
Grey Farm (May 03, 1940 - Jun 01, 1940)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Stephen Grantham]
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Yr. Obedient Husband (Jan 10, 1938 - Jan 1938)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayComedyOriginal
The Ghost of Yankee Doodle (Nov 22, 1937 - Jan 01, 1938)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
  • Production Supervised by John Cromwell
PlayDramaOriginal
Gentlemen of the Press (Aug 27, 1928 - Dec 1928)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Wick Snell]
PlayOriginal
The Queen's Husband (Jan 25, 1928 - May 1928)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
The Racket (Nov 22, 1927 - Mar 1928)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Captain McQuigg]
PlayOriginal
Women Go On Forever (Sep 07, 1927 - Dec 1927)
  • Produced in association with John Cromwell
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
What the Doctor Ordered (Aug 18, 1927 - Sep 1927)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayFarceOriginal
The Silver Cord (Dec 20, 1926 - Mar 1927)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Fanny (Sep 21, 1926 - Nov 1926)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Gyp Gradyear]
PlayComedy MelodramaOriginal
Kitty's Kisses (May 06, 1926 - Oct 02, 1926)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
MusicalComedyOriginal
Devils (Mar 17, 1926 - Apr 1926)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Mathew Dibble]
PlayOriginal
Little Eyolf (Feb 02, 1926 - Feb 1926)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Engineer Borgheim]
PlayDramaRevival
Lucky Sam McCarver (Oct 21, 1925 - Nov 14, 1925)
  • Produced in association with John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Sam McCarver]
PlayOriginal
Harvest (Sep 19, 1925 - Oct 1925)
  • Produced in association with John Cromwell
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Oh Mama (Aug 19, 1925 - Oct 1925)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Julien Rhenal]
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
It All Depends (Aug 10, 1925 - Aug 1925)
  • Produced by John Cromwell
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayComedyOriginal
She Had To Know (Feb 02, 1925 - Apr 1925)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayComedyOriginal
Bewitched (Oct 01, 1924 - Oct 1924)
  • Produced by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Tarnish (Oct 01, 1923 - May 1924)
  • Produced by John Cromwell
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
The World We Live In (Oct 31, 1922 - Feb 03, 1923)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayComedyOriginal
Manhattan (Aug 15, 1922 - Oct 1922)
  • Produced by John Cromwell
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayComedyOriginal
The Law Breaker (Feb 01, 1922 - Apr 1922)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Walter Homer]
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Drifting (Jan 02, 1922 - Feb 1922)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Bought and Paid For (Dec 07, 1921 - Dec 1921)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayDramaRevival
Marie Antoinette (Nov 22, 1921 - Nov 1921)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Maillard]
PlayDramaRevival
Personality (Aug 27, 1921 - Sep 1921)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Simpson]
PlayComedy DramaOriginal
The Teaser (Jul 27, 1921 - Aug 1921)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Roddy Caswell]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Young Visitors (Nov 29, 1920 - Dec 1920)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
PlayBurlesqueOriginal
Immodest Violet (Aug 30, 1920 - Sep 1920)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Mr. Tackaberry]
PlayComedyOriginal
She Would and She Did (Sep 11, 1919 - Oct 1919)
  • Staged by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Frank Goward]
PlayComedyOriginal
At 9:45 (Jun 28, 1919 - Oct 1919)
  • Staged under the Direction of John Cromwell
PlayMelodramaOriginal
The Indestructible Wife (Jan 30, 1918 - Feb 1918)
  • Performer: John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
The Land of the Free (Oct 02, 1917 - Oct 1917)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Captain Brassbound's Conversion (Mar 29, 1916 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Capt. Kearney, U.S.N.]
PlayComedyRevival
The Earth (Feb 15, 1916 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: John Cromwell
PlayRevival
Major Barbara (Dec 09, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Charles Lomax]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Liars (Nov 09, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Archibald Coke]
PlayRevival
The New York Idea (Sep 28, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [William Ludley]
PlayRevival
Sinners (Jan 07, 1915 - Jul 1915)
  • Performer: John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Life (Oct 24, 1914 - Mar 1915)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Too Many Cooks (Feb 24, 1914 - Sep 1914)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
  • Performer: John Cromwell [Frank Andrews]
PlayOriginal
The Painted Woman (Mar 05, 1913 - Mar 1913)
  • Directed by John Cromwell
PlayOriginal
Little Women (Oct 14, 1912 - Mar 1913)
  • Performer: John Cromwell [John Brooke]
PlayDramaOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1952 | Winner  | Point of No Return
Performer: John Cromwell

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