John Cromwell

Film Director / Theatre Director / Film Producer | * 12/23/1886 († 92, 09/26/1979) | Toledo, Ohio (United States of America (USA))
John Cromwell (born Elwood Dager; December 23, 1886 – September 26, 1979) was an American film and stage director and actor. His films spanned the early days of sound to film noir in the early 1950s, by which time his directing career was almost terminated by the Hollywood blacklist. ()

Elwood Dager Cromwell, known as John Cromwell, was an American film and stage director and actor. His films spanned the early days of sound to 1950s film noir, when his directing career was cut short by the Hollywood blacklist.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for John Cromwell

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with John Cromwell as Actor(8)

as Bishop Martin1978 A Wedding
as Mr. Rose1977 3 Women
as General Daniel A. Grimshaw1957 Top Secret Affair
as Senator Harvey Rogers1956 The Arena
as John Brown (uncredited)1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
as Sad Faced Doughboy1933 Ann Vickers
as Mr. Jamieson1929 The Mighty

TV Shows/Series with John Cromwell as Actor(1)

Movies with John Cromwell as Crew(48)

Directing/Director1959 The Scavengers
Directing/Director1958 The Goddess
Directing/Director1951 The Racket
Directing/Director1951 The Company She Keeps
Directing/Director1950 Caged
Directing/Director1947 Night Song
Production/Producer1947 Night Song
Directing/Director1947 Dead Reckoning
Directing/Director1946 Anna and the King of Siam
Directing/Director1945 Watchtower Over Tomorrow
Directing/Director1945 The Enchanted Cottage
Directing/Director1944 Since You Went Away
Directing/Director1944 Guest in the House
Directing/Director1941 So Ends Our Night
Directing/Director1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Directing/Director1940 Victory
Directing/Director1939 Made for Each Other
Directing/Director1939 In Name Only
Directing/Director1938 Algiers
Directing/Co-Director1938 The Adventures of Marco Polo
Directing/Director1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Directing/Director1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Directing/Director1936 Banjo on My Knee
Directing/Director1936 To Mary - with Love
Directing/Director1935 Village Tale
Directing/Director1935 Jalna
Directing/Director1935 I Dream Too Much
Directing/Director1934 The Fountain
Directing/Director1934 This Man Is Mine
Directing/Director1934 Of Human Bondage
Directing/Director1934 Spitfire
Directing/Director1933 Ann Vickers
Directing/Director1933 Sweepings
Directing/Director1933 Double Harness
Directing/Director1933 The Silver Cord
Directing/Director1932 The World and the Flesh
Directing/Director1931 Rich Man's Folly
Directing/Director1931 Scandal Sheet
Directing/Director1931 The Vice Squad
Directing/Director1931 Unfaithful
Directing/Director1930 For the Defense
Directing/Director1930 The Texan
Directing/Director1930 Tom Sawyer
Directing/Director1930 Street of Chance
Directing/Director1929 The Dance of Life
Directing/Director1929 Close Harmony
Directing/Director1929 The Mighty

TV Shows/Series with John Cromwell as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1959 New York Confidential

Full Name: John Cromwell
Born: Thursday, 12/23 1886 (December) in Toledo, Ohio (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 09/26 1979 (September) in Santa Barbara (aged: 92)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Howe Military School
Spouses (current/former): Kay Johnson, Ruth Nelson
Children: James Cromwell
Other names for John Cromwell (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Elwood Dager Cromwell"
"John Cromwell (director)"
John Cromwell frequently works together with these people:
Van Nest Polglase (12x, Crew)
Max Steiner (11x, Crew)
Walter Plunkett (10x, Crew)
Pandro S. Berman (9x, Crew)
Irving Bacon (8x, Actor)
Mel Berns (7x, Crew)
William Morgan (7x, Crew)
Robert Altman (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:65974, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2022