|  Share | Cite

Colleen Dewhurst

Born: 6/3/1926
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Canadian-born actress who debuted on Broadway in Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms (1952). During 27 years in the theatre, she won two Obie Awards and two Tony Awards. Also a successful film and TV actress, Dewhurst died two days before winning her fourth Emmy. She married and divorced the late actor George C. Scott twice; actor Campbell Scott is their son.

Died: 8/22/1991

Danny DeVitoDCameron Diaz

More on Colleen Dewhurst from Infoplease:

  • 1956–1957 Obie Awards - 1956–1957 Obie Awards Best New Play Louis A. Lippa, A House Remembered Best All-Around ...
  • 1962–1963 Obie Awards - 1962–1963 Obie Awards Best Production (Play) Luigi Pirandello, Six Characters in Search of an ...
  • The Cowboys (1972) - Starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst, Alfred Barker Jr.
  • 1974 Tony Awards - 1974 Tony Awards Play The River Niger Musical Raisin Actor—Play Michael Moriarty, Find Your ...
  • 1961 Tony Awards - 1961 Tony Awards Play Becket, Jean Anouilh Musical Bye, Bye Birdie Actor—Play Zero Mostel, ...