Image of Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Colleen Rose Dewhurst (June 3, 1924 — August 22, 1991) was a Canadian-American actress known for a while as "the Queen of Off-Broadway." In her autobiography, Dewhurst wrote: "I had moved so quickly from one Off-Broadway production to the next that I was known, at one point, as the 'Queen of Off-Broadway'. This title was not due to my brilliance but rather because most of the plays I was in closed after a run of anywhere from one night to two weeks. I would then move immediately into another." Dewhurst was a renowned interpreter of the works of Eugene O’Neill on the stage, and her career also encompassed film, early dramas on live television, and Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Colleen Dewhurst, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Jun 3, 1924 In Montréal, Québec, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Bed & Breakfast 1991-09-22
Known For
Poster of The Exorcist III
Poster of Hitting Home
Poster of Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel
Poster of The Dead Zone
Filmography
Movie Bed & Breakfast Ruth Wellesly 1991-09-22
Movie Dying Young Estelle Whittier 1991-06-20
Movie The Exorcist III Satan (voice) (uncredited) 1990-08-17
Series The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Those She Left Behind Margaret Page 1989-03-06
Movie Termini Station Molly Dushane 1989-08-21
Movie Hitting Home Judge 1988-08-24
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Movie Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Marilla Cuthbert 1987-05-19
Movie Between Two Women Barbara Petherton 1986-03-10
Movie As Is Hospice Worker 1986-07-27
Movie The Boy Who Could Fly Mrs. Sherman 1986-08-15
Movie Sword of Gideon Golda Meir 1986-09-01
Movie Le bonheur au bout du chemin Marilla Cuthbert 1985-01-01
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Series A.D. Antonia 1985-03-31
Series Anne of Green Gables Unknown 1985-12-01
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie Anne of Green Gables Marilla Cuthbert 1985-12-01
Movie The Glitter Dome Lorna Dillman 1984-11-18
Movie The Dead Zone Henrietta Dodd 1983-10-21
Movie Alice in Wonderland Red Queen 1983-10-03
Movie Between Two Brothers Unknown 1982-03-09
Movie Split Cherry Tree Mrs. Sexton 1982-01-01
Series The Blue and the Gray Maggie Geyser 1982-11-14
Movie A Few Days in Weasel Creek Aunt Cora 1981-10-21
Movie The Women's Room Val 1980-09-14
Movie Final Assignment Dr. Valentine Ulanova 1980-10-01
Series Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Myrtle Kennedy 1980-04-15
Movie A Perfect Match Meg Larson 1980-10-05
Movie Tribute Gladys Petrelli 1980-12-14
Movie Baby Comes Home Anna Kramer 1980-10-16
Movie Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story Mrs. O'Neil 1979-02-24
Series Studs Lonigan Mary Lonigan 1979-03-07
Movie When a Stranger Calls Tracy 1979-10-26
Movie And Baby Makes Six Anna Kramer 1979-10-22
Movie The Third Walker Kate Maclean 1978-01-01
Movie Ice Castles Beulah Smith 1978-12-31
Movie Annie Hall Mrs. Hall 1977-04-19
Movie Simple Gifts Herself / Host 1977-12-03
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Movie A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan 1975-05-27
Movie The Music School Unknown 1974-01-01
Movie The Story of Jacob and Joseph Rebekah 1974-04-07
Movie McQ Myra 1974-01-04
Movie Tennessee Williams' South 1973-01-01
Movie Legend in Granite Marie Lombardi 1973-12-14
Movie The Cowboys Kate 1972-01-13
Movie The Hands of Cormac Joyce Molly Joyce 1972-09-16
Movie The Price 1971-01-02
Series Great Performances Red Queen 1971-01-28
Movie The Last Run Monique 1971-07-07
Movie The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor 1967-05-04
Movie A Fine Madness Dr. Vera Kropotkin 1966-06-29
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Movie Man on a String Helen Benson 1960-05-20
Series The David Susskind Show Self 1959-01-18
Movie The Nun's Story Dangerous Hospital Patient 1959-06-18
Series Decoy Taffy Connor 1957-10-14
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20