Knowledge Identifier: +Colleen_Dewhurst
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1924.
Countries: United States (78%), United Kingdom (11%), Sweden (6%)
Linked to: Actors' Equity Association, The Music School, Shorewood High School, Whitefish Bay High School
She graduated from Riverside High School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin in 1942, and it was around this time that her parents separated
Laurence Harvey - Harvey appeared twice more on Broadway, in 1957 with Julie Harris, Pamela Brown and Colleen Dewhurst in William Wycherley's "The Country Wife", and as Shakespeare's Henry V in 1959, as part of the Old Vic company, which featured a young Judi Dench as Katherine, the Daughter of the King of France
She appeared with Ingrid Bergman in a production of O'Neill's "More Stately Mansions" on Broadway in 1967
In 1972 she played a madam, Mrs. Kate Collingwood, in "The Cowboys" , which starred John Wayne
In 1977, Woody Allen cast her in his film "Annie Hall" as Annie's mother
Dewhurst was president of the Actors' Equity Association from 1985 until her death from cervical cancer in 1991
Golda Meir - Supporting actress Colleen Dewhurst portrayed her in the 1986 TV-movie "Sword of Gideon"
During 1989 and 1990, she appeared in a supporting role on the television series "Murphy Brown" playing the feisty mother of Candice Bergen's title character; this role earned her two Emmy awards