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Colleen Dewhurst (Colleen Rose Dewhurst)

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Biography

Montréal, Québec, Canada
Tall, luminous and leonine, the legendary Colleen Dewhurst must go down as one of the theater's finest contemporary tragediennes of the late 1900s. With trademark dusky tones and a majestically careworn appearance, she possessed an inimitable down-to-earth fierceness that not only earned her the title "Queen of Off-Broadway" but allowed her to put a fiery and formidable stamp on a number of Eugene O'Neill's heroines. The multiple award-winning actress was no slouch in the on-camera department, either, reaping trophies for a host of wryly comedic and electrifying dramatic turns on TV. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Mom Hall

Annie Hall 1977

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Character: Mrs. Myrtle Kennedy

Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones 1980

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Character: Gladys Petrelli

Tribute 1980

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Play

The 35th Annual Tony Awards 1981

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Character: Estelle Whittier

Dying Young 1991

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Play

The 37th Annual Tony Awards 1983

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Character: Shirley Frost

East Side/West Side 1963

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Character: Avery Brown Sr.

Murphy Brown 1988

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Character: Miss Amelia Evans

Camera Three 1955

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Character: Molly Dushane

Termini Station 1989

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Character: Beulah Smith

Ice Castles 1978

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Character: Phyllis Anders

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Francie Broderick

The United States Steel Hour 1953

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Character: Joanne Novak

The Eleventh Hour 1962

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Character: Grace Milo

The Doctors and the Nurses 1962

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Character: Eleanor Markham

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Lorna Dillman

The Glitter Dome 1984

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Character: Dr. Valentine Ulanova

Final Assignment 1980

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Character: Antonia

A.D. 1985

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Character: Annie Morton

The Big Valley 1965

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Character: Margery Landing

The Wide World of Mystery 1973

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Character: Maggie Geyser

The Blue and the Gray 1982

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