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Hume Cronyn

 
Date of Birth: July 18, 1911
Date of Death: June 15, 2003 (91)

Birth Place: London, ON, CANADA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1986
General Sir Edmund Milne
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Hector Nations
  [Broadway]
1977
Weller Martin
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Krapp (Krapp's Last Tape)
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Willie (Happy Days)/ The Player (Act Without Words 1)
  [Broadway]
1972
Willie (Approximately Now)
Willie (1945)
Grandfather Huntziger (1895)
Willie (1920)
  [Broadway]
1966
Tobias
  [Broadway]
1964
Herbert George Beutler (Newton)
  [Broadway]
1964
Polonius
  [Broadway]
1961
Jimmie Luton
  [Broadway]
1958
Oliver Walling
  [Broadway]
1955
Julian Anson
  [Broadway]
1955
Bennett Honey / Curtis Honey
  [Broadway]
1955
Michael
  [Off-Broadway]
1953
Dr. Brightlee
  [Broadway]
1953
Dr. Brightlee
  [Broadway]
1951
Michael
  [Broadway]
1948
Jodine Decker
  [Broadway]
1941
Harley L. Miller
  [Broadway]
1940
Lee Tatnall
  [Broadway]
1940
Peter Mason
  [Broadway]
1939
Andrei Prozorov
  [Broadway]
1939
Harry Quill
  [Broadway]
1938
Steve
  [Broadway]
1938
Abe Sherman
  [Broadway]
1937
Elkus
  [Broadway]
1935
Green [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1934
A Janitor (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1977]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1957]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1953]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1951]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright

Photos

Hume Cronyn and Albert Finney attend a Broadway show  on May 1, 1983 in New York City Photo

Hume Cronyn and Albert Finney attend a Broadway show on May 1, 1983 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
02/17/2019
Hume Cronyn and Albert Finney attend a Broadway show  on May 1, 1983 in New York City Photo

Hume Cronyn and Albert Finney attend a Broadway show on May 1, 1983 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
02/17/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1986
General Sir Edmund Milne

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Hector Nations

  [Broadway]
1977
Weller Martin

  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Krapp (Krapp's Last Tape)

  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Willie (Happy Days)/ The Player (Act Without Words 1)

  [Broadway]
1972
Willie (Approximately Now)

Willie (1945)

Grandfather Huntziger (1895)

Willie (1920)

  [Broadway]
1966
Tobias

  [Broadway]
1964
Herbert George Beutler (Newton)

  [Broadway]
1964
Polonius

  [Broadway]
1961
Jimmie Luton

  [Broadway]
1958
Oliver Walling

  [Broadway]
1955
Julian Anson

  [Broadway]
1955
Bennett Honey / Curtis Honey

  [Broadway]
1955
Michael

  [Off-Broadway]
1953
Dr. Brightlee

  [Broadway]
1953
Dr. Brightlee

  [Broadway]
1951
Michael

  [Broadway]
1948
Jodine Decker

  [Broadway]
1941
Harley L. Miller

  [Broadway]
1940
Lee Tatnall

  [Broadway]
1940
Peter Mason

  [Broadway]
1939
Andrei Prozorov

  [Broadway]
1939
Harry Quill

  [Broadway]
1938
Steve

  [Broadway]
1938
Abe Sherman

  [Broadway]
1937
Elkus

  [Broadway]
1935
Green [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1934
A Janitor (Understudy)

Productions

[Broadway, 1977]
Producer

[Broadway, 1964]
Producer

[Broadway, 1957]
Director

[Broadway, 1953]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1953]
Director

[Broadway, 1951]
Producer

[Broadway, 1950]
Director

[Broadway, 1950]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright

Hume Cronyn Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Hume Cronyn
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Hume Cronyn, The Petition
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Hume Cronyn, The Gin Game
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Hume Cronyn , The Gin Game
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Play
Hume Cronyn, The Gin Game
 
Obie Awards - 1973 - Distinguished Performances Gold Star
Hume Cronyn, Krapp's Last Tape
 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Hume Cronyn , A Delicate Balance
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Producer (Dramatic)
Hume Cronyn, Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Hume Cronyn, Hamlet
 
Drama League Awards - 1961 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Hume Cronyn
 
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Hume Cronyn, Big Fish, Little Fish

Hume Cronyn News

Alison Smyth and Scott Clarkson Lead THE FOURPOSTER at the Classic Theatre Festival T Photo Alison Smyth and Scott Clarkson Lead THE FOURPOSTER at the Classic Theatre Festival This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Canadian actress and singer Alison Smyth returns to the Classic Theatre Festival this August to play Agnes in Jan de Hartog's THE FOURPOSTER with Scott Clarkson as Michael. The production is directed by Laurel Smith, the Artistic Producer of the Festival, with fight choreography by Jessica Vandenberg.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Seaso Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Broadway in Syracuse has announced the lineup for its upcoming 2022-23 season. The season kicks off this October with Annie, and runs through May 2023.

Olney Theatre Launches New Community Partner Program With Sandy Spring Slave Museum Photo Olney Theatre Launches New Community Partner Program With Sandy Spring Slave Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Olney Theatre Center¬†announced a series of events as part of its new ‚ÄúCommunity Partners‚ÄĚ program, planned in conjunction with its first partner,¬†The Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery.

The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season Photo The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

Penn Live Arts (PLA) and the Tony and Obie Award-winning Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) have announced a new residency that brings together one of the most important Black theatre producers in the United States and the University of Pennsylvania's nexus of the performing arts, two legacy organizations that share a mission of advancing innovative, contemporary theatre.

Rubicon Theatre Launches National Tour Of THE GIN GAME This Weekend Photo Rubicon Theatre Launches National Tour Of THE GIN GAME This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

The Rubicon Theatre in Ventura will open the company’s doors once again for its first production since the pandemic began with a very special pre-season event featuring acclaimed stars of screen and television, JoBeth Williams and Joe Spano, starring in The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Rubicon Theatre is the first stop on a national tour of this Pulitzer Prize winning dramedy. 

JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants Photo JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals will return to the Goodspeed campus January 31 - February 27, 2022 after being virtual in 2021.

Legendary Broadway Producer Liz McCann Dies at 90 Photo Legendary Broadway Producer Liz McCann Dies at 90
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021

ELIZABETH IRELAND McCANN, the iconoclastic Broadway producer who won nine Tony Awards during a 60-year career in theater, died after a bout with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, according to her longtime associate and friend, Kristen Luciani.  She was 90 years old. 

Chanticleers Theatre Presents THE FOUR POSTER Beginning July 16 Photo Chanticleers Theatre Presents THE FOUR POSTER Beginning July 16
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

Chanticleers Theatre will present The Four Poster, a moving, two-person play written by Jan de Hartog and produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals. 

BWW Feature: 18TH ANNUAL WILL-A-THON, 'WILL'S PLAYHOUSE 90' at The Workshop Theater Photo BWW Feature: 18TH ANNUAL WILL-A-THON, 'WILL'S PLAYHOUSE 90' at The Workshop Theater
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 24, 2021

When the pandemic hit, Charles E. Gerber, a NY actor, director, and acting instructor, moved his studio, Will's Playshop, online. From April 25th at 4 p.m. EST - Midnight April 29th, performances will be accessible to a worldwide audience, on a 'pay what you can' basis to benefit The Food Bank for New York City as well as The Workshop Theater.

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Hume Cronyn Videos

BWW TV: Watch James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson in Just-Released TV Spot for THE GIN GAME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 9, 2015

VIDEO: Keith Carradine Guest Stars on Tonight's NCIS on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 18, 2014

Academy Award winner Keith Carradine guest stars as '80s rocker Manheim Gold. Get a sneak peek below!


Hume Cronyn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hume Cronyn been in?
Hume Cronyn has appeared on Broadway in 25 shows.

How many West End shows has Hume Cronyn been in?
Hume Cronyn has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Hume Cronyn been nominated for?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Petition , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Gin Game , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Gin Game , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Gin Game , Distinguished Performances (Obie Awards) for Krapp's Last Tape , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Delicate Balance , Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for Slow Dance on the Killing Ground , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hamlet Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Big Fish, Little Fish .

What awards has Hume Cronyn won?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for , Distinguished Performances (Obie Awards) for Krapp's Last Tape Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hamletand Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards).

How many shows has Hume Cronyn written?
Hume Cronyn has written 1 shows including Foxfire (Bookwriter).