Hume Cronyn is a Actor and Writer American born on 19 july 1911 at London (Canada)
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Birth name Hume Blake CronynNationality USABirth 19 july 1911
at London (Canada
)Death 15 june 2003
(at 91 years) at Fairfield (USA
Officer of the Order of Canada, National Medal of Arts
Hume Blake Cronyn, Jr., OC (July 18, 1911 – June 15, 2003) was a Canadian-American actor of stage and screen, who enjoyed a long career, often appearing professionally alongside Jessica Tandy, his wife for over fifty years.
After he was widowed, Cronyn married author/playwright Susan Cooper (with whom he had co-written Foxfire) in July 1996. His 1991 autobiography was titled A Terrible Liar (ISBN 0-688-12844-0).
In 1979, Cronyn was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. In 1988, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. Cronyn was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 1999. He died in 2003 of prostate cancer, aged 91.