Fontanne


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United States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)

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The triangle of Fontanne, Lunt and Hagen gives Ten Chimneys some of its dramatic juice, but the real Rosebud moment is even subtler.
Van Patten recalled working with stage greats like Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and Tallulah Bankhead.
Their first successful play, Dulcy (1921), written as a vehicle for the actress Lynn Fontanne, was followed by To the Ladies (1922), a vehicle for Helen Hayes.
The Lunt Fontanne Fellowship Program, created by the Wisconsin-based Ten Chimneys Foundation, has announced this year's fellows.
With a partner, he owns the Lunt Fontanne Theater, and in 1961, he became the owner, with a family member, of the Cauldwell-Wingate Company construction firm, now headed by Susan Hayes.
He remained in New York for five months, absorbing the pace and energy of American theater and meeting such young actors as Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and Tallulah Bankhead - names to be added to a list of friends that already included Gertrude Lawrence and Beatrice Lillie.
As the program looks ahead to its second year it's clear the fellowship has meshed confidently with the spirit of its namesakes Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne the pioneering creators of the lavishly designed and meticulously restored Ten Chimneys Estate in Genesee Depot Wise.
In its heydey, the theater featured plays starring Ethel Barrymore, Paul Muni, Alfred Lunt, Lynne Fontanne, Judith Anderson, Sarah Bernhardt, Nazimova and Isadora Duncan.
The Ten Chimneys Foundation, which maintains the estate of celebrated acting couple Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt, has chosen 11 established actors from around the country as its first Lunt Fontanne fellows.
Theatre folk of a certain generation cherish their memories of visiting Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne at their country estate not far from Milwaukee called Ten Chimneys.
If not, and you'd like to ogle some angels who have that likeness, you should pay a visit to Ten Chimneys, the recently opened estate of Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
Other performers were openly condescending, as was Lynn Fontanne, who remarked of Draper's work: "There is the flavor of parlor magic in it--something of conjuring.