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Tyrone Guthrie (1900–1971)


Tyrone Guthrie was born on July 2, 1900 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as William Tyrone Guthrie. He was a director and actor, known for The Beachcomber (1938), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Oedipus Rex (1957). He was married to Judith Bretherton. He died on May 15, 1971 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »

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(age 70) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

The Beachcomber Dr. Owen Jones
(1938)
(1955)
Oedipus Rex Director
(1957)
Festival Producer
(1960-1961)

Filmography

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 1957 Oedipus Rex
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (theatre director - 1 episode)
- A Life in the Sun (1955) ... (theatre director)
 1952 Carmen (TV Movie)
 1938 Goodness, How Sad! (TV Movie)
 1938 Trelawny of the Wells (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He was director and artistic director for Anton Chekhov's play, "The Three Sisters," at the Guthrie Theater at 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Jessica Tandy (Olga); Rita Gam (Masha); Ellen Geer (Irina); Hume Cronyn (Doctor Tchebutykin); Zoe Caldwell (Natasha); Claude Woolman (Lieutenant Tusenbach); Charles ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Tyrone Guthrie | Sir Tyrone Guthrie

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Style is an alarming word to American actors. They think of it as something assumed, something fancy and affected, something connected with being more elegant and flossy than anyone has a right to be in private life.It is hard to convince them that style in acting, as in dress, is concerned with appropriateness, with suitability to environment, and does not necessarily involve a great deal of ... See more »

Trivia:

Won Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Director for Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker," part of a nomination shared with Luigi Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author: and Christopher Marlowe's "Tamburlaine the Great." He was also twice nominated as Best Director (Dramatic) of plays written by Paddy Chayefsky: in 1960 for "The Tenth Man" and in 1962 for "Gideon." See more »

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