Cromwell, John, 1914-1979

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John Cromwell (1914-1979) was an actor and a playwright in New York. His father, Seymour L. Cromwell, was a president of the New York Stock Exchange. John Cromwell attended Harvard College to study business but left after two years to pursue an acting career. He made his Broadway debut in 1935 in the play The Old Maid. He wrote several plays and two novels. Cromwell died in London on September 1, 1979.

From the description of John Cromwell papers, 1928-1980. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 702923930

John Cromwell (1914-1979) was an actor and a playwright in New York. His father, Seymour L. Cromwell, was a president of the New York Stock Exchange. John Cromwell attended Harvard College to study business but left after two years to pursue an acting career. He made his Broadway debut in 1935 in the play The Old Maid . He wrote several plays and two novels. Cromwell died in London on September 1, 1979.

From the guide to the John Cromwell papers, 1928-1980., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Cromwell, John, 1914-1979. John Cromwell papers, 1928-1980. Houghton Library
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Playwriting
Theater
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Birth 1914

Death 1979

Greek, Modern (1453-),

English,

French

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