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Alfred Lunt

Definition of the noun Alfred Lunt

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  1. United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)


Who is Alfred Lunt?

Alfred Lunt was an American stage director and actor, often identified for a long-time professional partnership with his wife, actress Lynn Fontanne. Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre was named for them.

  • also known as Alfred Davis Lunt, Jr.
  • born on (123 years ago) in Milwaukee, child of Alfred D. Lunt and Harriet Washburn Briggs
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Actor, theatre director
  • Marriage with Lynn Fontanne between and (55 years and 2 months)
  • died on (38 years ago) in Chicago of cancer
  • filmography:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Actor - "The Guardsman" (Role: The Actor)
      • Tony Award for Best Director - "Ondine"
      • Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play - "Quadrille"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play - "The Visit"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements In Entertainment - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Actors and Performers)
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements In Entertainment - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Actors and Performers, The Magnificent Yankee)


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Google previewThe Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia (2002)

by Robert Beck

playwright, Alfred Savoir; adaptation, Claire Kummer; director, Robert Milton; cast: Alfred Lunt (Count Alexandre de Lussac [ Banco]), Lola Fisher (Charlotte), Edward G. Robinson (Louis), Francis Byrne ( Baron Henri ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater (2011)

1930-2010 by James Fisher

November: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne open at the Shubert Theatre in Jean Giraudoux's comedy Amphytrion 38. 2 November: Legendary star and playwright George M. Cohan scores a personal success playing President Franklin D.

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary of People and Places (1999)

by Frank R. Abate

actor Alfred Lunt . Fon•teyn |fäntMn|, Dame Margot (1919–91) English ballet dancer; born Margaret ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb, Lambdin Kay Distinguished Professor for the Peabody Awards Horace Newcomb

Maurice Evans, Dame Judith Anderson, Alfred Lunt, and Jessica Tandy). Sarah, Plain and Tall, ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Fontanne, Lynn See Alfred LUNT and Lynn Fontanne Fonteyn ...

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Small photo of USA - CIRCA 1999: a stamp printed in the USA shows Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Actors, circa 1999 More...

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