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Acclaimed stage actress who appeared with husband Alfred Lunt in numerous productions. Her Broadway credits include productions of Pygmalion, The Brothers Karamazov, and The Taming of the Shrew.
She lived in the United States for over sixty years but never gave up her British citizenship.
She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in The Guardsman.
How did Lynn Fontanne die?
Lynn Fontanne's death was caused by pneumonia.
Lynn Fontanne, who with Alfred Lunt created one of the greatest husband-and-wife acting teams of the theater, died of pneumonia today. She was 95 years old.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||95 years|
|Birthday||December 6, 1887|
|Death date||July 30, 1983|
|Place of death||Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"We can be bought, but we can't be bored."Lynn Fontanne
"One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played two people who were very much in love. As we were realistic actors, we became those two people. So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him, and he with me."Lynn Fontanne
"I lied to everybody. I lie very well, being an actress, naturally."Lynn Fontanne