Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst
1924 - 1991
Colleen Dewhurst  American Actress
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Colleen Dewhurst dating history

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Colleen Dewhurst was previously married to George C. Scott (1960 - 1972) and James Vickery (1947 - 1960).

Colleen Dewhurst was in a relationship with Ken Marsolais (1975 - 1991).

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American Actress Colleen Dewhurst was born Colleen Rose Dewhurst on 3rd June, 1924 in Montréal, Québec, Canada and passed away on 22nd Aug 1991 South Salem, New York, USA aged 67. She is most remembered for The Dead Zone. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Colleen Dewhurst is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, Actors from New York and American film actors.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married2 14 years 13 years, 6 months 13 years, 1 month
Dating1 16 years, 7 months - -
Total3 16 years, 7 months 14 years, 7 months 13 years, 1 month

Details

First Name Colleen
Middle Name Rose
Last Name Dewhurst
Full Name at Birth Colleen Rose Dewhurst
Age 67 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd June, 1924
Birthplace Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died 22nd August, 1991
Place of Death South Salem, New York, USA
Cause of Death Cervical Cancer
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Riverside University High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
University Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Dead Zone
Year(s) Active 1952–91, 1952–1991
Father Fred Dewhurst
Mother Frances Marie Dewhurst

Colleen Rose Dewhurst (3 June 1924 – 22 August 1991) was a Canadian-American actress. She is known most for theatre roles, and for a while as "the Queen of Off-Broadway". In her autobiography, Dewhurst wrote: "I had moved so quickly from one Off-Broadway production to the next that I was known, at one point, as the 'Queen of Off-Broadway'. This title was not due to my brilliance, but, rather, because most of the plays I was in closed after a run of anywhere from one night to two weeks. I would then move immediately into another." She was a renowned interpreter of the works of Eugene O'Neill on the stage, and her career also encompassed film, early dramas on live television, and Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival. One of her last roles was playing Marilla Cuthbert in the Kevin Sullivan television adaptations of the Anne of Green Gables series, and her reprisal of the role in the subsequent TV series Road to Avonlea (marketed as Avonlea in the US). Dewhurst won two Tony Awards and four Emmy Awards for her stage and television work.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Colleen Dewhurst67 GeminiActress
American
Ken Marsolais-
George C. Scott71 LibraActor
American
James Vickery61 LibraActor
American

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AlexanderMaleGeorge C. Scott
CampbellMale19th July, 196161 years oldGeorge C. Scott

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Bed & Breakfast1991RuthMovie
Dying Young1991Estelle WhittierMovie
Kaleidoscope1990MargaretTV Movie
Avonlea1990Marilla CuthbertTV Show
The Civil War1990VariousTV Show
Woman in the Wind1990Movie
Termini Station1989Molly DushaneMovie
The Exorcist III1989Satan (voice, uncredited)Movie
Lantern Hill1989HepzibahTV Movie
Those She Left Behind1989Margaret PageTV Movie
Murphy Brown1988Avery Brown, Avery Brown Sr.TV Show
Hitting Home1988JudgeTV Movie
Anne of Avonlea1987Marilla CuthbertTV Show
The Boy Who Could Fly1986Mrs. ShermanMovie
Between Two Women1986Barbara PethertonTV Movie
Johnny Bull1986Marie KovacsTV Movie
Sword of Gideon1986Golda MeirTV Movie
As Is1986Hospice WorkerTV Movie
A.D.1985AntoniaTV Show
Anne of Green Gables1985Marilla CuthbertTV Show
Moonlighting1985Betty RussellTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Hallie ParkerTV Show
The Glitter Dome1984Lorna DillmanTV Movie
Finder of Lost Loves1984Rachel GreenTV Show
All the World's a Stage1984Extract Reader: A Long Day's Journey into NightTV Show
The Dead Zone1983Henrietta DoddMovie
Sometimes I Wonder1983GrandmaTV Movie
The Blue and the Gray1982Maggie GeyserTV Show
Split Cherry Tree1982MotherShort Film
Between Two Brothers1982TV Movie
A Few Days in Weasel Creek1981Aunt CoraTV Movie
Final Assignment1980Dr. Valentine UlanovaMovie
Tribute1980Gladys PetrelliMovie
Death Penalty1980Elaine LiptonTV Movie
Escape1980Lily LevinsonTV Movie
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones1980Mrs. Myrtle KennedyTV Movie
The Women's Room1980ValTV Movie
A Perfect Match1980Meg LarsonTV Movie
Baby Comes Home1980Anna KramerTV Movie
When a Stranger Calls1979TracyMovie
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story1979Mrs. O'NeilTV Movie
Studs Lonigan1979Mary LoniganTV Show
And Baby Makes Six1979Anna KramerTV Movie
Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith1979ElizabethTV Movie
Ice Castles1978Beulah SmithMovie
The Third Walker1978Kate MacleanMovie
Annie Hall1977Mom HallMovie
The Love Boat1977Maud CorrellTV Show
Almos' a Man1976NarratorTV Movie
Quincy M.E.1976Dr. Barbara LudowTV Show
A Moon for the Misbegotten1975Josie HoganTV Movie
The Jolly Corner1975NarratorTV Movie
McQ1974MyraMovie
The Story of Jacob and Joseph1974RebekahTV Movie
Parker Adderson, Philosopher1974HostessTV Movie
The Music School1974HostessTV Movie
The Wide World of Mystery1973Margery LandingTV Show
Legend in Granite1973Marie LombardiTV Movie
The Cowboys1972KateMovie
The Hands of Cormac Joyce1972Molly JoyceTV Movie
The Last Run1971MoniqueMovie
Great Performances1971Grand Duchess Olga Katrina, Red QueenTV Show
The Price1971Mrs. FranzTV Movie
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969Mrs FranzTV Show
The Crucible1967Elizabeth ProctorTV Movie
A Fine Madness1966Dr. Vera KropotkinMovie
The Big Valley1965AnnieTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Amy DoucetteTV Show
NET Playhouse1964SidoTV Show
East Side/West Side1963Shirley FrostTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Nurse Ellen HatchTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Grace MiloTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Joanne NovakTV Show
The Virginian1962Celia AmesTV Show
Focus1962TV Movie
Ben Casey1961Phyllis AndersTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Eleanor MarkhamTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961Karen HoltTV Show
The Foxes1961TV Movie
Man on a String1960Helen BensonMovie
Festival1960Winifred HennessyTV Show
The Nun's Story1959Archangel Gabriel (Sanatorium)Movie
Play of the Week1959Inez (No Exit), Mordeen Saul, WomanTV Show
The Investigator1958TV Show
Decoy1957Taffy ConnorTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Aldonza, Dulcinea, EscalanteTV Show
Camera Three1955Miss Amelia EvansTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954GladysTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Francie Broderick, Vera BrandonTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948TV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Mary FolletTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947ChristineTV Show
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BeverlyNov 4, 2009

In every part she played she was that person! She was absolutely one great actress! I have loved her simplicity,her smile, and that wonderful twinkle in her eye. I will remember her always.

nicole sagerJun 18, 2009

colleen dewhurst was a great actress in anne of green gables series the movie and she played good as marilla cuthbert


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