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Katharine Cornell

 
Katharine Cornell Headshot
Date of Birth: February 16, 1893
Date of Death: June 09, 1974 (81)

Birth Place: Berlin, GERMANY

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1960
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
  [Broadway]
1958
Anath Bithiah
  [Broadway]
1955
Countess Rosmarin Ostenburg
  [Broadway]
1953
Mary Prescott
  [Broadway]
1951
Constance Middleton
  [Broadway]
1949
Ana de Mendoza y de Gomez
  [Broadway]
1947
Cleopatra
  [Broadway]
1946
Candida
  [Broadway]
1946
Antigone
  [Broadway]
1945
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett
  [Broadway]
1943
Stella
  [Broadway]
1942
Masha
  [Broadway]
1942
Candida
  [Broadway]
1941
Jennifer Dubedat
  [Broadway]
1939
Linda Easterbrook
  [Broadway]
1937
Candida
  [Broadway]
1936
Oparre
  [Broadway]
1936
Joan
  [Broadway]
1935
Juliet
  [Broadway]
1935
Naomi Jacklin
  [Broadway]
1935
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett
  [Broadway]
1934
Juliet
  [Broadway]
1933
Elsa Brandt
  [Broadway]
1932
Lucrece
  [Broadway]
1931
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett
  [Broadway]
1930
Madeleine Cary
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Ensemble/Other Roles
  [Broadway]
1928
Ellen Olenska
  [Broadway]
1927
Leslie Crosbie
  [Broadway]
1925
Iris Fenwick
  [Broadway]
1924
Candida
  [Broadway]
1924
Suzanne
  [Broadway]
1924
Lalage Sturdee
  [Broadway]
1924
Shirley Pride
  [Broadway]
1923
Henriette
  [Broadway]
1923
Laura Pennington
  [Broadway]
1923
Mary Fitton
  [Broadway]
1921
Sydney Fairfield
  [Broadway]
1921
Eileen Baxter-Jones

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1949]
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[Broadway, 1947]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1943]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1932]
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[Broadway, 1931]
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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1960
Mrs. Patrick Campbell

  [Broadway]
1958
Anath Bithiah

  [Broadway]
1955
Countess Rosmarin Ostenburg

  [Broadway]
1953
Mary Prescott

  [Broadway]
1951
Constance Middleton

  [Broadway]
1949
Ana de Mendoza y de Gomez

  [Broadway]
1947
Cleopatra

  [Broadway]
1946
Candida

  [Broadway]
1946
Antigone

  [Broadway]
1945
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett

  [Broadway]
1943
Stella

  [Broadway]
1942
Masha

  [Broadway]
1942
Candida

  [Broadway]
1941
Jennifer Dubedat

  [Broadway]
1939
Linda Easterbrook

  [Broadway]
1937
Candida

  [Broadway]
1936
Oparre

  [Broadway]
1936
Joan

  [Broadway]
1935
Juliet

  [Broadway]
1935
Naomi Jacklin

  [Broadway]
1935
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett

  [Broadway]
1934
Juliet

  [Broadway]
1933
Elsa Brandt

  [Broadway]
1932
Lucrece

  [Broadway]
1931
Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett

  [Broadway]
1930
Madeleine Cary

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Ensemble/Other Roles

  [Broadway]
1928
Ellen Olenska

  [Broadway]
1927
Leslie Crosbie

  [Broadway]
1925
Iris Fenwick

  [Broadway]
1924
Candida

  [Broadway]
1924
Suzanne

  [Broadway]
1924
Lalage Sturdee

  [Broadway]
1924
Shirley Pride

  [Broadway]
1923
Henriette

  [Broadway]
1923
Laura Pennington

  [Broadway]
1923
Mary Fitton

  [Broadway]
1921
Sydney Fairfield

  [Broadway]
1921
Eileen Baxter-Jones

Productions

[Broadway, 1958]
Producer

[Broadway, 1955]
Producer

[Broadway, 1951]
Producer

[Broadway, 1949]
Producer

[Broadway, 1947]
Producer

[Broadway, 1946]
Producer

[Broadway, 1946]
Producer

[Broadway, 1945]
Producer

[Broadway, 1943]
Producer

[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1932]
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[Broadway, 1931]
Producer


Katharine Cornell Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1948 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Katharine Cornell, Antony and Cleopatra
 
Drama League Awards - 1935 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Katharine Cornell, Romeo and Juliet

Katharine Cornell News

Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members Photo Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

Washington DC's oldest continuously operating theatre, The National Theatre has added four distinguished new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the theatre's Board are private equity pioneer Daryn Dodson, longtime non-profit and arts leader Peter Jablow, innovative advertising and marketing executive Jean Komendera, and civic leader and two-term Washington DC Mayor, Anthony A. Williams.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's play, Three Sisters!

Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nom Photo Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nominees On April 16
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current lead actors in the hit Broadway musical Beetlejuice, will announce the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The announcement event takes place on Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 4th Floor) and will be streamed live via BroadwayWorld.com.

BWW Review: Free Reign's SAINT JOAN Handsomely Shaves a Shavian Tragedy Photo BWW Review: Free Reign's SAINT JOAN Handsomely Shaves a Shavian Tragedy
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 16, 2019

GBS is often decried for his didacticism, but in SAINT JOAN, he allowed the story to carry him away from his usual soapbox. With some judicious pruning and an infusion of lively swordplay, Free Reign Theatre has made this masterwork even more agreeable and accessible.

Kavinoky Theatre, Zonta Clubs Present Dramatic Reading of LITTLE WOMEN Photo Kavinoky Theatre, Zonta Clubs Present Dramatic Reading of LITTLE WOMEN
by Julie Musbach - May 29, 2019

The Kavinoky Theatre, a professional theatre on the campus of D'Youville, and the Zonta Clubs of Buffalo and Grand Island are joining to present a dramatic reading of the play Little Women, adapted by Marian de Forest from the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.

The Kavinoky Theatre, Zonta Clubs Present Dramatic Reading of LITTLE WOMEN Photo The Kavinoky Theatre, Zonta Clubs Present Dramatic Reading of LITTLE WOMEN
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

The Kavinoky Theatre, a professional theatre on the campus of D'Youville, and the Zonta Clubs of Buffalo and Grand Island are joining to present a dramatic reading of the play Little Women, adapted by Marian de Forest from the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.

BWW Exclusive: LADY IN THE DARK- A Musical Mixture of Head and Hart Photo BWW Exclusive: LADY IN THE DARK- A Musical Mixture of Head and Hart
by Harry Haun - Apr 17, 2019

There's an unfortunate guffaw in the otherwise well-calibrated British thriller of '46, 'Dead of Night,' when Mervyn Johns (Glynis' dad), sensing he's sinking into insanity, brings a shaky hand to his forehead and says, 'I've got to get to a mental specialist.'

Watch The Drama League Awards Nominations Exclusively On BroadwayWorld- LIVE Now! Photo Watch The Drama League Awards Nominations Exclusively On BroadwayWorld- LIVE Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2019

Today is the day! Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, who both currently star in Waitress, will announce the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Will Announce 2019 Drama League Award Nominees On Tod Photo Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Will Announce 2019 Drama League Award Nominees On Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League has announced, today, that Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, who both currently star in Waitress, will announce the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Will Announce 2019 Drama League Award Nominees On Apr Photo Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Will Announce 2019 Drama League Award Nominees On April 17
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2019

The Drama League has announced, today, that Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, who both currently star in Waitress, will announce the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.


Katharine Cornell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Katharine Cornell been in?
Katharine Cornell has appeared on Broadway in 39 shows.

How many West End shows has Katharine Cornell been in?
Katharine Cornell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Katharine Cornell been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Antony and Cleopatra and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Romeo and Juliet .

What awards has Katharine Cornell won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Antony and Cleopatraand Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Romeo and Juliet.