Alfred Lunt

1892 - 1977

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Alfred David Lunt (August 12, 1892 – August 3, 1977) was an American actor and director, best known for his long stage partnership with his wife, Lynn Fontanne, from the 1920s to 1960, co-starring in Broadway and West End productions. After their marriage, they nearly always appeared together. They became known as "the Lunts" and were celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic. Although they appeared in classics including The Taming of the Shrew, The Seagull and Pygmalion, and dark comedy by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, The Lunts were best known for their stylish performances in light comedies by Noël Coward, S. N. Behrman, Terence Rattigan and others, and romantic plays by writers such as Robert E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Lunt has received more than 228,702 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alfred Lunt is the 1,218th most popular film director (down from 998th in 2019), the 8,977th most popular biography from United States and the 351st most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alfred Lunt ranks 1,218 out of 1,580Before him are David Ayer, Howard Zieff, D. J. Caruso, Eytan Fox, Chris Weitz, and Robin Campillo. After him are Ismail Merchant, Brett Ratner, William Daniels, Stuart Baird, Kurt Wimmer, and Brad Anderson.

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Among people born in 1892, Alfred Lunt ranks 219Before him are Elmer Rice, John F. Seitz, Walter Hagen, Ruth Chatterton, Seiichiro Kashio, and Marston Morse. After him are Ruth Roland, George Barnes, Elizabeth Ryan, Claire Windsor, William Beaudine, and William Demarest. Among people deceased in 1977, Alfred Lunt ranks 195Before him are Wilmer Allison, Florence Vidor, Ricardo Cortez, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Karl Kreutzberg, and Marston Morse. After him are Jack Beresford, Pauline Starke, Richard Brauer, Richard Carlson, Norman Thomas Gilroy, and Alexander Bustamante.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alfred Lunt ranks 8,977 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Farrell (1900), Vince Boryla (1927), Adrianne Palicki (1983), Maya Rudolph (1972), Donna Douglas (1932), and Dave Bartholomew (1918). After him are Lamar Alexander (1940), Bridget Regan (1982), Scott McCloud (1960), Jason Schwartzman (1980), Ethan Phillips (1955), and Robert S. Langer (1948).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Alfred Lunt ranks 351Before him are F. Gary Gray (1969), David Ayer (1968), Howard Zieff (1927), D. J. Caruso (1965), Eytan Fox (1964), and Chris Weitz (1969). After him are Brett Ratner (1969), William Daniels (1901), Brad Anderson (1964), Ward Kimball (1914), Alan Taylor (1959), and Chad Stahelski (1968).