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Constance Cummings

Constance Cummings

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Also Known As: Died: November 23, 2005
Born: May 15, 1910 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1926:
Made stage debut in stock productions
1928:
Reached Broadway in chorus of "Treasure Girl"
1931:
Went to Hollywood; made screen debut in "The Criminal Code" opposite Walter Huston and Boris Karloff
1932:
Worked with Karloff in "Behind the Mask"
1932:
Appeared opposite Harold Lloyd in "Movie Crazy"
1934:
Fought with Irene Dunne for the affections of Ralph Bellamy in "This Man Is Mine"
1934:
Moved to England
1934:
London stage debut in "Sour Grapes"
1935:
Featured with Robert Young in James Whale's comedy-whodunit "Remember Last Night?"
1936:
Played Regina Conti in the London and Broadway stagings of "Young Madame Conti"
1936:
First British film, "Seven Sinners"
1937:
Had title role in the Broadway play "Madame Bovary"
1938:
Appeared in experimental TV version of "Cyrano de Bergerac"
1938:
Began radio work with "Showmen of England"
1939:
Played Juliet and Saint Joan with the Old Vic
1940:
Played the mystery writer wife of Robert Montgomery's Peter Whimsey in "Busman's Honeymoon/Haunted Honeymoon"
:
During WWII, appeared in six plays staged for the benefit of the British forces
1945:
Co-starred as Ruth in film version of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit"
1953:
Co-starred in the London production of "The Shrike"
1956:
Appeared in Joseph Losey's look at British filmmaking "Finger of Guilt"
1957:
Played title role in TV version of "The Trial of Mary Dugan"
1961:
Played Sarah in the London production of "JB"
1963:
Final feature film appearances, "In the Cool of the Day" and "Sammy Going South/A Boy Ten Feet Tall"
1964:
Played Martha in the West End production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
1969:
Played Gertrude to Nicol Williamson's "Hamlet"; played in both London and NYC
1971:
Co-starred opposite Laurence Olivier in the National Theatre staging of "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
1973:
Reprised role as Mary Tyrone in the ABC presentation of "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
1973:
Portrayed Mme. Ranyevskaya in "The Cherry Orchard"
1976:
Toured the UK playing the wife in Edward Albee's "All Over"
1979:
Triumped on New York stage in "Wings"; won Best Actress Tony Award as a stroke victim
1983:
Reprised her stage role in the small screen version of "Wings" (aired on PBS' "American Playhouse")
1984:
Played Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami. FL
1986:
Toured UK in one-woman show, "Fanny Kemble"
1987:
Final acting role on American TV, the "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation of "Love Song" (PBS)
1987:
Was featured in an English production of "Crown Matrimonial"

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