Lynn Fontanne Photo

Lynn Fontanne

Born: Dec 6, 1887

Death: Jul 30, 1983

Birthplace: Woodford, London

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Lynn Fontanne

Date of Birth : Dec 6, 1887
Date of Death : Jul 30, 1983
Birth Place : Woodford, London

Lynn Fontanne was a British-born American-based actress and major stage star in the United States for over 40 years. She teamed with her husband, Alfred Lunt. Lunt and Fontanne shared a special Tony Award in 1970. They both won Emmy Awards in 1965, and Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre was named for them. Fontanne was also a Kennedy Center honoree in 1980.


  • Actor

Also known as

  • Lynn Lunt
  • Lillie Louise Fontanne
  • Lynne Fontanne


  • Alfred Lunt

Awards Won

  • Kennedy Center Honors
  • Special Tony Award
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements In Entertainment
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