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Cheryl Crawford (born in Akron, Ohio) was a famous Actress from USA, who lived between September 24, 1902 and October 7, 1986.


Cheryl Crawford was an Tony Award-winning theater director, theater producer and actress.

Cheryl took major in drama at Smith College. After she was graduated Crawford moved to New York and enrolled himself at the Theatre Guild. After playing in the two theater pieces Juarez and Maximilian (1926) and The Brothers Karamazov (1927), ended her acting career.

In 1931, Crawford was one of the founders of Group Theatere, Harold Clurman, together with Lee Strasberg started as a director. Her third attempt, Men in White (1933), became the group's first success and won the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Having directed two productions for, she decided to start as a theater producer and withdrew from the Group Theatre. In her autobiography she wrote: "I ​​felt happy and energetic, even superior, to be on their own. I was going to accomplish great things and give the audience acclaimed theater and quality entertainment. "The first big success was her Golden Boy in 1937.

Crawford was influential in the earlier careers of actors like Helen Hayes, Bojangles Robinson, Mary Martin, Ethel Barrymore, Ingrid Bergman, Tallulah Bankhead and Paul Robeson. In 1946 she founded the American Repertory Theatre along with Eva Le Gallienne. In 1947 she founded the Actors Studio in New York, along with Elia Kazan and Robert Lewis, which, among others, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Jerome Robbins, Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda and Bea Arthur studied. In 1949 started the Lee Strasberg, her former partner from the Group Theatre, his long career at the Actors Studio.

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She is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Cheryl.

Related authors: Lee Strasberg, Ethel Barrymore, Marlon Brando, Bea Arthur, Paul Robeson, Shelley Winters, Jane Fonda, Elia Kazan, Tallulah Bankhead, Helen Hayes, James Dean, Ingrid Bergman

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"My major task was to keep us solvent"
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"Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management"