Biography

Hume Blake Cronyn, Jr., OC (July 18, 1911 – June 15, 2003) was a Canadian actor of stage and screen, who enjoyed a long career, often appearing professionally alongside Jessica Tandy, his wife of over fifty years.

Hume Blake Cronyn, Jr., OC (July 18, 1911 – June 15, 2003) was a Canadian actor of stage and screen, who enjoyed a long career, often appearing professionally alongside Jessica Tandy, his wife of over fifty years.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 78

Birthday 1911-07-19

Day of Death 2003-06-15

Place of Birth London, Ontario, Canada

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 A Separate Peace as Professor Carmichael
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Himself
2001 Off Season as Sam Clausner
2001 Rope Unleashed as Himself
2001 Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood as Himself
2000 Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
1999 Santa and Pete as Saint Nick
1999 Sea People as Mr. John McRae
1997 Alone as John Webb
1997 12 Angry Men as Juror 9
1996 Marvin's Room as Marvin
1994 Camilla as Ewald
1993 The Pelican Brief as Justice Rosenberg
1993 To Dance with the White Dog as Robert Samuel Peek
1992 Broadway Bound as Ben
1991 Christmas on Division Street as Cleveland Meriwether
1989 Age-Old Friends as John Cooper
1989 Day One as James F. Byrnes
1988 American Experience (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1988 Cocoon: The Return as Joseph 'Joe' Finley
1987 *batteries not included as Frank Riley
1987 Foxfire as Hector Nations
1985 Cocoon as Joseph Finley
1985 Brewster's Millions as Rupert Horn
1984 Impulse as Dr. Carr
1982 The World According to Garp as Mr. Fields
1981 Rollover as Maxwell Emery
1981 The Gin Game as Weller Martin
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors (1 episode)
1974 The Parallax View as Editor Bill Rintels
1974 Conrack as Mr. Skeffington
1970 There Was a Crooked Man... as Dudley Whinner
1969 Gaily, Gaily as Grogan
1969 The Arrangement as Arthur
1968 Hawaii Five-O (2 episodes)
1964 Hamlet from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as Polonius
1963 Cleopatra as Sosigenes (2 episodes)
1960 Sunrise at Campobello as Louis Howe
1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1 episode)
1959 A Doll's House as Nils Krogstad
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1956 Crowded Paradise as George Heath
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (2 episodes)
1955 The Fourposter
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1954 The Marriage (8 episodes) as Ben Marriott
1953 Letter to Loretta (2 episodes)
1953 General Electric Theater (2 episodes)
1952 Omnibus (2 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (3 episodes)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 People Will Talk as Prof. Rodney Elwell
1949 Top o' the Morning as Hughie Devine
1949 Suspense (4 episodes)
1948 Studio One (4 episodes)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (2 episodes)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (4 episodes)
1948 The Bride Goes Wild as John McGrath
1947 Brute Force as Capt. Munsey
1947 The Beginning or the End as Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer
1946 The Secret Heart as Dinner Party Guest (Voice)
1946 The Green Years as Papa Leckie
1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice as Arthur Keats
1946 A Letter for Evie as John Phineas McPherson
1945 The Sailor Takes a Wife as Freddie Potts
1945 Ziegfeld Follies as Monty ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')
1945 Main Street After Dark as Keller
1944 Blonde Fever as Restaurant Patron
1944 The Seventh Cross as Paul Roeder
1944 Lifeboat as Sparks
1943 The Cross of Lorraine as Duval
1943 Phantom of the Opera as Gerard
1943 Shadow of a Doubt as Herbie Hawkins

Writing

1987 Foxfire Writer
1984 The Dollmaker Writer
1949 Under Capricorn Screenplay
1948 Rope Writer

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