Lynn Fontanne Overview:

Actress, Lynn Fontanne, was born Lillie Louise Fontanne on Dec 6, 1887 in Woodford, Essex. Fontanne died at the age of 95 on Jul 30, 1983 in Genesee Depot, WI .



Although Fontanne was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1931/32Best ActressThe Guardsman (1931)The ActressNominated

Fontanne was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

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She appears on a U.S. 33 cent postage stamp, with Alfred Lunt, which debuted in 1999 in New York City.

Always refused to say her true age. Even her husband was under the delusion that Lynn Fontanne was 5 years younger than he and he died without ever knowing she was actually older!

In 1970, received a Special Tony Award that was shared with her husband, Alfred Lunt. She also was nominated for Broadway's 1959 Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic) for "The Visit."

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