Laurel Cronin
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Laurel Cronin
Laurel Cronin
BornOctober 10, 1939
DiedOctober 26, 1992(1992-10-26) (aged 53)
OccupationActress, singer, dancer
Children2
Awards1987 Joseph Jefferson Award

Laurel Cronin (October 10, 1939 - October 26, 1992) was an American actress, singer and dancer.[1]

Biography

Cronin was born on October 10, 1939,[2] to Frank and Elizabeth Lewis.[3] She had a son, Christopher, and a daughter, Jennifer.[3] She maintained a residence in Oak Park, Illinois, for twenty years.[3]

Prior to her move to Los Angeles in 1990,[4] Cronin worked thirty-five years of her career in theatre based in Chicago.[3] In 1987, she won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress for her performance as Mrs. Hardcastle in She Stoops to Conquer at the Court Theatre.[3] In 1980, she also appeared on Broadway in Passione.[3]

On October 26, 1992, Cronin died of cancer at the age of 53 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.[3][4]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Hook Liza, Wendy's Housekeeper
1992 Beethoven Devonia Peet
1992 Housesitter Mary
1992 A League of Their Own Maida Gillespie (final film role)

References

  1. ^ "Laurel Cronin". Tcm.com. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Laurel Cronin". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Smith, Sid (29 October 1992). "Actress Laurel Cronin, Off-loop Theater Star". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Laurel Cronin". Variety. 9 November 1992. Retrieved 2016.

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