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
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- 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, ...