Alfred Lunt

Alfred Lunt

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 3 Aug 1977 (aged 84)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 654 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was a stage, film and television performer best identified for a long time professional partnership with his wife Lynn Fontanne. Over the coarse of his career, he was awarded two Tony Awards for his performances on Broadway, received an Academy nomination for Best Actor for his role in "The Guardsman" (1931) and received an Emmy Award for his role in TV's "Hallmark Hall of Fame" productions of "The Magnificent Yankee" (1965). Together with his wife, they appeared on many Guild theatre shows, radio programs and a few television productions in the 1950s and 1960s, until they retired in 1966. He died at age 84 in Chicago, Illinois. His grave monument states, "Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne were universally regarded as the greatest acting team in the history of the English speaking theatre. They were married for 55 years and were inseparable both on and off the stage".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Lunt (12 Aug 1892–3 Aug 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 654, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .