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Also Known As: Died: August 22, 1991
Born: June 3, 1924 Cause of Death: Cancer
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA Profession: Cast ...
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1989:
Began recurring guest-star role as Avery Brown, Murphy's mother, on hit sitcom "Murphy Brown"
1952:
Broadway stage debut (a bit part as a dancer) in Harold Clurman's revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms"
1991:
Last film, "Dying Young", starring her son Campbell Scott
1946:
Stage debut while a student in "The Royal Family" at the Carnegie Lyceum
1956:
Acted the roles of Gertrude in "Hamlet", Kate in "The Taming of the Shrew", Lady Macbeth and Cleopatra in Joseph Papp's Shakespeare in Central Park productions; acted several times opposite future husband George C. Scott
1981:
Directed Broadway play, "Ned and Jack"
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Directed National Theater of the Deaf production of "All the Way Home"
1975:
Reprised "Moon" role on television
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Family left Canada when Dewhurst was a child, moving first to Boston and later to Milwaukee
1988:
Last Broadway appearance, alternating roles in revivals of O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Ah, Wilderness!"; son Campbell Scott in cast
1959:
Screen acting debut in "The Nun's Story"
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Served as president, Actors' Equity Association
1974:
Achieved greatest stage acclaim in the role of Josie Hogan in revival of O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten"
1960:
First major Broadway role in production of Albert Camus' "Caligula"
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Resolved to become a pilot and later a journalist before considering an acting career
1987:
Starred in one-woman New York show, "My Gene", playing Eugene O'Neill's wife, Carlotta

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