Gender
Female
Born
Dec 06, 1887
London, ENGLAND
Died
Jul 30, 1983
Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, USA
Performer Producer Designer Conception Director
Relations
Wife of
Alfred Lunt
The Visit (May 05, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Claire Zachanassian]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Great Sebastians (Jan 04, 1956 - Jun 02, 1956)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Essie Sebastian]
PlayMelodrama ComedyOriginal
Quadrille (Nov 03, 1954 - Mar 12, 1955)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [The Marchioness of Heronden (Serena)]
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
I Know My Love (Nov 02, 1949 - Jun 03, 1950)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Emily Chanler]
  • Miss Fontanne's hat designed and executed by Lynn Fontanne
PlayComedyOriginal
O Mistress Mine (Jan 23, 1946 - May 31, 1947)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Olivia Brown]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Pirate (Nov 25, 1942 - Apr 27, 1943)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Manuela]
PlayComedyOriginal
There Shall Be No Night (Sep 09, 1940 - Nov 02, 1940)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Miranda Valkonen]
PlayDramaOriginal
There Shall Be No Night (Apr 29, 1940 - Aug 09, 1940)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Miranda Valkonen]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Seagull (Mar 28, 1938 - Apr 30, 1938)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Madame Arkadina]
PlayDrama ComedyRevival
Amphitryon 38 (Nov 01, 1937 - Mar 1938)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Alkmena]
PlayComedyOriginal
Idiot's Delight (Mar 24, 1936 - Dec 1936)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Irene]
  • Production Supervised by Lynn Fontanne
PlayComedyOriginal
The Taming of the Shrew (Sep 30, 1935 - Jan 1936)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Katharina]
PlayComedyRevival
Point Valaine (Jan 16, 1935 - Mar 02, 1935)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Linda Valaine]
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Design For Living (Jan 24, 1933 - May 1933)
  • Produced by Lynn Fontanne
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Gilda]
PlayComedyOriginal
Reunion in Vienna (Nov 16, 1931 - Jul 1932)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Elena]
PlayComedyOriginal
Elizabeth the Queen (Nov 03, 1930 - Mar 1931)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Elizabeth]
PlayDrama HistoryOriginal
Meteor (Dec 23, 1929 - Mar 1930)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Ann Carr]
PlayComedyOriginal
Caprice (Dec 31, 1928 - Jun 1929)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Ilsa Von Ilsen]
PlayOriginal
Strange Interlude (Jan 30, 1928 - Jun 15, 1929)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
    • Nina Leeds - (Jan 30, 1928 - Jun 29, 1928)
PlayDramaOriginal
The Second Man (Apr 11, 1927 - Sep 1927)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Mrs. Kendall Frayne]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Brothers Karamazov (Jan 03, 1927 - Feb 1927)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Agrafena Alexandrovna Svetlov]
PlayOriginal
Pygmalion (Nov 15, 1926 - Mar 1927)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Eliza Doolittle]
PlayComedyRevival
At Mrs. Beam's (Apr 26, 1926 - Nov 1926)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Laura Pasquale]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Goat Song (Jan 25, 1926 - Mar 1926)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Stanja]
PlayOriginal
Arms and the Man (Sep 14, 1925 - Feb 1926)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
    • Raina Petkoff - (Sep 14, 1925 - Jan 19, 1926)
PlayComedyRevival
The Guardsman (Oct 13, 1924 - Jun 06, 1925)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [The Actress]
PlayComedyOriginal
In Love With Love (Aug 06, 1923 - Nov 1923)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Ann Jordan]
PlayComedyOriginal
Sweet Nell of Old Drury (May 18, 1923 - Jun 1923)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Lady Castlemaine]
PlayFarce MelodramaRevival
Dulcy (Aug 13, 1921 - Mar 11, 1922)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Dulcinea]
PlayComedyOriginal
Some One in the House (Sep 09, 1918 - Oct 1918)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
PlayOriginal
Laurette Taylor in Scenes from Shakespeare (Apr 05, 1918 - Closing date unknown)
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Bianca]
PlayComedyRevival
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne [Nerissa]
PlayComedyRevival
Happiness (Dec 31, 1917 - May 1918)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
PlayRevival
The Wooing of Eve (Nov 09, 1917 - Dec 1917)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
PlayOriginal
Out There (Oct 08, 1917 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne ["Princess" Lizzie, Miss Elizabeth Hudd]
PlayOriginal
Out There (Mar 27, 1917 - Jun 1917)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne ["Princess" Lizzie, Miss Elizabeth Hudd]
PlayOriginal
The Harp of Life (Nov 27, 1916 - Mar 1917)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
PlayOriginal
Mr. Preedy and the Countess (Nov 07, 1910 - Nov 1910)
  • Performer: Lynn Fontanne
PlayOriginal
The Taming of the Shrew (Feb 05, 1940 - Feb 10, 1940)
  • Starring: Lynn Fontanne [Katharina]
  • Conceived by Lynn Fontanne
PlayComedy BenefitRevival

Tony Award®

Special Award

1970 | Recipient
Lynn Fontanne
 

Best Actress in a Play

1959 | Nominee  | The Visit
Starring: Lynn Fontanne

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