Constance Cummings

Constance Cummings

Performer

Constance Cummings, the Seattle-born actress who made a name for herself on stage and screen in the U.S. and England, died Nov. 23, 2005, in Oxfordshire, England, at age 95, newspapers in Britain reported. The actress won a 1979 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for portraying a stroke victim whose world — and speech — is broken and fragmented in Arthur Kopit's Wings.

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  • Also known as: Constance Halverstadt
  • Born: May 15, 1910 in Seattle, WA, USA
  • Death: Nov 23, 2005 in Oxfordshire, England

Roles (11)

Wings Playbill - Jan 1979 Wings (1979)
Opened Jan 28, 1979
  • as Emily Stilson (Original)
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Hamlet Playbill - May 1969 Hamlet (1969)
Opened May 1, 1969
  • as Gertrude (Original)
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Production Placeholder Rape of the Belt (1960)
Opened Nov 5, 1960
  • as Antiope (Original)
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One-man Show Playbill - Feb 1945 One-man Show (1945)
Opened Feb 8, 1945
  • as Racine Gardner (Original)
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Production Placeholder If I Were You (1938)
Opened Jan 24, 1938
  • as Nellie Blunt (Original)
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Madame Bovary Playbill - Nov 1937 Madame Bovary (1937)
Opened Nov 16, 1937
  • as Emma Bovary (Original)
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Young Madame Conti Playbill - March 1937 Young Madame Conti (1937)
Opened Mar 31, 1937
  • as Nella Conti (Original)
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Accent on Youth Playbill - December 1934 Accent on Youth (1934)
Opened Dec 25, 1934
  • as Linda Brown (Original)
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This Man's Town Playbill - March 1930 This Man's Town (1930)
Opened Mar 10, 1930
  • as Carrie (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1982 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Chalk Garden Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actress in a Play Wings Winner
Tony Award
1979 Actress in a Play Wings Winner