Colleen Dewhurst (1924–1991)

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Anne of Green Gables (1985) | The Dead Zone (1983) | The Cowboys (1972)
AWARDS 
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 17 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 3, 1924 (died Aug 22, 1991)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (69 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Road to AvonleaRoad to Avonlea (TV Series) Marilla Cuthbert (3 episodes, 1990), Marilla Cuthbert (1 episode, 1992), With Fond Remembrance (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1990–1992 4
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  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Avery Brown Sr. (4 episodes, 1989), Dedicated To The Memory Of (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1989–1991 5
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  • Primary photo for KaleidoscopeKaleidoscope (TV Movie) Margaret  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Civil WarThe Civil War (TV Mini-series) Various (9 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 9
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  • Primary photo for Lantern HillLantern Hill (TV Movie) Hepzibah  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Those She Left BehindThose She Left Behind (TV Movie) Margaret Page  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Betty Russell (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Hallie Parker (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Hitting HomeHitting Home (TV Movie) Judge  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Anne of Green Gables: The SequelAnne of Green Gables: The Sequel (TV Mini-series) Marilla Cuthbert (4 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 4
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  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Gladys (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Sword of GideonSword of Gideon (TV Movie) Golda Meir  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for As IsAs Is (TV Movie) Hospice Worker  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Johnny BullJohnny Bull (TV Movie) Marie Kovacs  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Between Two WomenBetween Two Women (TV Movie) Barbara Petherton  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Anne of Green GablesAnne of Green Gables (TV Mini-series) Marilla Cuthbert (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 2
    • Part 2 (Dec 2, 1985) Marilla Cuthbert  Less
    • Part 1 (Feb 17, 1986) Marilla Cuthbert  Less
  • Primary photo for A.D.A.D. (TV Mini-series) Antonia (5 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 5
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  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Maud Correll (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Grand Duchess Olga Katrina / Red Queen (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1984 2
  • Primary photo for The Glitter DomeThe Glitter Dome (TV Movie) Lorna Dillman  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Finder of Lost LovesFinder of Lost Loves (TV Series) Rachel Green (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Echoes (Oct 27, 1984) Rachel Green  Less
  • Primary photo for Sometimes I WonderSometimes I Wonder (TV Movie) Grandma  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Blue and the GrayThe Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-series) Maggie Geyser (3 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 3
    • Part 3 (Nov 17, 1982) Maggie Geyser  Less
    • Part 2 (Nov 16, 1982) Maggie Geyser (credit only)  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 14, 1982) Maggie Geyser  Less
  • Primary photo for Between Two BrothersBetween Two Brothers (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) Dr. Barbara Ludow (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for A Few Days in Weasel CreekA Few Days in Weasel Creek (TV Movie) Aunt Cora  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Baby Comes HomeBaby Comes Home (TV Movie) Anna Kramer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Perfect MatchA Perfect Match (TV Movie) Meg Larson  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Women's RoomThe Women's Room (TV Movie) Val  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim JonesGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie) Mrs. Myrtle Kennedy  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for EscapeEscape (TV Movie) Lily Levinson  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Death PenaltyDeath Penalty (TV Movie) Elaine Lipton  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Mary and Joseph: A Story of FaithMary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (TV Movie) Elizabeth  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for And Baby Makes SixAnd Baby Makes Six (TV Movie) Anna Kramer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Studs LoniganStuds Lonigan (TV Mini-series) Mary Lonigan (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 3
  • Primary photo for Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil StorySilent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (TV Movie) Mrs. O'Neil  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Almos' a ManAlmos' a Man (TV Short) Narrator  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for A Moon for the MisbegottenA Moon for the Misbegotten (TV Movie) Josie Hogan  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Jolly CornerThe Jolly Corner (TV Short) Narrator  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Story of Jacob and JosephThe Story of Jacob and Joseph (TV Movie) Rebekah  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Parker Adderson, PhilosopherParker Adderson, Philosopher (TV Short) Hostess  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Music SchoolThe Music School (TV Short) Hostess  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Legend in GraniteLegend in Granite (TV Movie) Marie Lombardi  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Wide World of MysteryThe Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) Margery Landing (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Hands of Cormac JoyceThe Hands of Cormac Joyce (TV Movie) Molly Joyce  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Mrs Franz (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The PriceThe Price (TV Movie) Mrs. Franz  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The CrucibleThe Crucible (TV Movie) Elizabeth Proctor  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Annie (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Amy Doucette (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Winifred Hennessy (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Alfred Hitchcock HourThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Nurse Ellen Hatch (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Eleanor Markham (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Shirley Frost (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Camera ThreeCamera Three (TV Series) Miss Amelia Evans (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 2
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Karen Holt (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Francie Broderick / Vera Brandon (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1963 2
  • Primary photo for The Eleventh HourThe Eleventh Hour (TV Series) Joanne Novak (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The NursesThe Nurses (TV Series) Grace Milo (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Celia Ames (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for FocusFocus (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Phyllis Anders (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The FoxesThe Foxes (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Inez (No Exit) / Mordeen Saul / Woman (3 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1961 3
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Aldonza / Dulcinea / Escalante (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Christine (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The InvestigatorThe Investigator (TV Series) Actress (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for DecoyDecoy (TV Series) Taffy Connor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
Self (35 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Interviewee (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1991
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 42nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for A Show of Concern: The Heart of America RespondsA Show of Concern: The Heart of America Responds (TV Movie) Herself - Performer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Tony AwardsThe 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil WarThe Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War La Pasionaria (voice)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Tony AwardsThe 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Tom Cottle: Up CloseTom Cottle: Up Close (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1980
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Tony AwardsThe 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Simple GiftsSimple Gifts (TV Movie) Herself - Host  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Annual Theatre World AwardsThe Annual Theatre World Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Day at NightDay at Night (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Tony AwardsThe 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970–1974
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Tony AwardsThe 27th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Tennessee Williams' SouthTennessee Williams' South (TV Movie) Hannah Jelkes  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for How Do Your Children Grow?How Do Your Children Grow? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Tony AwardsThe 26th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The 22nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Accent on an American SummerAccent on an American Summer (TV Series) The Dead Woman (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself / Mary Follet (3 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1962
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Herself / Lady Macbeth (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Anne of Green Gables: A New BeginningAnne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (TV Movie) Marilla Cuthbert (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Marilla Cuthbert (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.15 (Apr 20, 2007) Marilla Cuthbert (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for John Wayne Behind the ScenesJohn Wayne Behind the Scenes (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Kevin Sullivan's ClassicKevin Sullivan's Classic (Video) Herself - Marilla Cuthbert (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Papp ProjectThe Papp Project Herself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing StoryAnne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (TV Mini-series) Marilla Cuthbert  Less 2000–  $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for Road to AvonleaRoad to Avonlea (TV Series) Marilla Cuthbert (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Portrait of an ActorPortrait of an Actor (Short) Monique (archive footage)  Less 1971

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