Colleen Dewhurst bio

Birth Name: Colleen Rose Dewhurst

Occupation: Stage Actress

Place Of Birth: Montreal

Date Of Birth: June3, 1924

Date Of Death: August 22, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Colleen Dewhurst was born on the 3rd of June, 1924. She was known for being a Stage Actress. Acclaimed Canadian-born theater and television actress who won a Tony Award for her role as Josie Hogan in the Broadway revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten. She also appeared on the television series Murphy Brown and famously played Marilla Cuthbert on the popular Anne of Green Gables television miniseries.

Colleen Dewhurst was born in Montreal. When not performing in summer theatrical productions, she worked such odd jobs as receptionist and elevator operator. She became known for her superb interpretations of the dramatic works of playwright Eugene O’Neill .

Colleen Dewhurst was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Colleen Dewhurst was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Colleen Rose Dewhurst is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Colleen’s Colleen Rose Dewhurst attended Riverside University High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA and Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.


Colleen Dewhurst’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Colleen Dewhurst’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Colleen Dewhurst kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Colleen Dewhurst was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Colleen Rose Dewhurst
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Colleen Dewhurst was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Colleen Dewhurst was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Colleen Dewhurst had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Colleen Dewhurst’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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