Tandy Cronyn Biography (1945-)

Born November 26, 1945; daughter of Hume (an actor, writer, producer, and director) and Jessica Tandy (an actress) Cronyn.


Famous Works

  • (Stage debut) Doreen, The Private Ear, Instant Theatre, Montreal, Quebec,Canada, 1965.
  • (British debut) Sibyl, Private Lives, Theatre Royal, Bury Saint Edmunds,England, 1967.
  • Regina, Ghosts, Theatre Royal, 1967.
  • Uncle Ted, A Resounding Tinkle, Theatre Royal, 1967.
  • (New York debut) Sally Bowles, Cabaret, Broadway Theatre, 1969.
  • Niece, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Lincoln Center Repertory, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1970.
  • Ismene, Antigone, Lincoln Center Repertory, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1971.
  • Honor Blake, The Playboy of the Western World, Lincoln Center Repertory,Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1971.
  • Petra, An Enemy of the People, Lincoln Center Repertory, Vivian BeaumontTheatre, 1971.
  • Alva, Heyday, New Dramatists, New York City, 1972.
  • Jo Munson, An Evening with the Poet-Senator, Playhouse 2, New York City,1973.
  • The Miser, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1973-74.
  • Catsplay, Studio Arena Theatre, 1978-79.
  • Poets from the Inside, Public Theatre/Other Stage, New York City, 1979.
  • Natella, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Denver Center Theatre Company, Denver, CO, 1980.
  • Armande, The Learned Ladies, Denver Center Theatre Company, 1980.
  • Lady Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1980.
  • Silvia, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Old Globe Theatre, 1980.
  • Princess of France, Love's Labour's Lost, Old Globe Theatre, 1980.
  • Helen, Bodies, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 1981-82.
  • Hypatia, Misalliance, Denver Center Theatre Company, 1981.
  • Lady Percy, Henry IV, Part 1, Denver Center Theatre Company, 1981.
  • Chorus, Medea, Denver Center Theatre Company, 1981.
  • Dear Liar, National Shakespeare Festival, San Diego, 1981.
  • American Mosaic, Aquarius Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1982.
  • Grace, The Philanderer, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1982.
  • Lina Szczepanowska, Misalliance, Old Globe Theatre, 1982.
  • Celimene, The Misanthrope, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1983.
  • Woman, "Winners," and She, "How He Lied to Her Husband," in Winners/How He Lied to Her Husband (double bill), Roundabout/Susan Bloch Theatre, New YorkCity, 1983.
  • Alice "Childie" McNaught, The Killing of Sister George, Susan Bloch Theatre, 1983-84.
  • Rachel, Season's Greetings, Old Globe Theatre, 1984-85.
  • Much Ado about Nothing, Playmakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, NC, 1985-86.
  • Lucille, The Impromptu of Outremont, Lincoln Theatre, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 1986.
  • Waiting for Godot, Playmakers Repertory Company, 1987.
  • Mourning Becomes Electra, Playmakers Repertory Company, 1987-88.
  • Beatrice, Much Ado about Nothing, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario,Canada, 1987.
  • Helen, Troilus and Cressida, Stratford Festival, 1987.
  • Lucia, A Shayna Maidel, Westside Arts Theatre, New York City, 1988.
  • H'Lynn, Steel Magnolias, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Coconut Grove, FL, 1990.
  • Appeared in a reading of Memories of an Immortal Spirit: Tennessee Williams, Parsons School May Auditorium, 1985; appeared at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, National Playwrights Conference, 1970, 1972, 1983, and 1986; appearedas Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Dear Liar, Old Globe Theatre.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Sally Bowles, Cabaret, U.S. cities, 1969-70.
  • Myrtle Mae Simmons, Harvey, U.S. cities, 1971.
  • Amy, Company, U.S. cities, 1972.
  • Nina, The Cocktail Hour, Florida cities, 1990.
  • American girl, Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition, Mithras, 1970.
  • Shuster's secretary, All Night Long, United Artists (UA), 1981.
  • Lana, The January Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/UA, 1989.
  • Tracy Loxton, The Fear Is Spreading (special; first broadcast in Englandas The Crazy Kill), ABC, 1975.
  • Lynn Hyatt, The Guardian (movie), HBO, 1984.
  • Tina, Streets of Justice (movie), NBC, 1985.
  • Beatrice, Much Ado about Nothing (special), CBC, 1988.
  • Julia, Age-Old Friends (movie), HBO, 1989.
  • Also appeared in "Seaway" (television debut), A Medal for Mirko, Canada,1965; Murder: An Even Chance, 1968, Star Quality, 1968, and Boy Meets Girl, 1968, all in England.

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