Laura Hope Crews

Laura Hope Crews

Born Dec 12, 1879

Laura Hope Crews was a leading actress of the American stage in the first decades of the 20th century who is best remembered today for her later work as a character actress in motion pictures of the 1930s. Her best-known film role was Aunt Pittypat in Gone with the Wind.… Read More

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1879 Birth Born on December 12, 1879.


1898 18 Years Old She stopped acting to finish school and then returned to acting in 1898. … Read More


1925 45 Years Old Crews also starred as Judith Bliss in the original Broadway production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever, in 1925, which she co-directed with Coward.
1926 46 Years Old She also appeared in The Silver Cord, written by Sidney Howard, which was produced by the New York Theater Guild in 1926 and ran for 212 performances. … Read More


1933 53 Years Old The Silver Cord was later made into a 1933 RKO movie with Crews reprising her onstage role of the mother. … Read More


1942 62 Years Old 1 More Event
Crews's final stage appearance came in 1942, in the original Broadway run of Arsenic and Old Lace in which she replaced one of the original cast members. … Read More
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