Sir William Tyrone Guthrie

Sir William Tyrone Guthrie

Birth
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells Borough, Kent, England
Death 15 May 1971 (aged 70)
Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ireland
Burial Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ireland
Memorial ID 88256455 · View Source
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Born 2 July 1900, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Died 15 May 1971 (aged 70), Newbliss, County Monaghan

Sir William Tyrone Guthrie (2 July 1900 – 15 May 1971), better known as Tyrone Guthrie, was an English theatrical director instrumental in the founding of the Stratford Festival of Canada, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, at his family's home, Annaghmakerrig, in County Monaghan, Ireland.

His 1931 marriage to Judith Bretherton was registered in the Cootehill District in County Cavan, Ireland.British director: Cousin of American actor, Tyrone Power. Husband of Judith Bretherton. He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 1961 for his services to drama. He was the founder, namesake and first artistic director of the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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  • Created by: Martin Weybright
  • Added: 9 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88256455
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir William Tyrone Guthrie (2 Jul 1900–15 May 1971), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88256455, citing Aghabog Church of Ireland, Newbliss, County Monaghan, Ireland ; Maintained by Martin Weybright (contributor 47169053) .