HUME CRONYN and JESSICA TANDY: Two Lives, One Ambition

With more than a hundred years of experience between them, HUME CRONYN and JESSICA TANDY define acting in America

Everybody loves the Cronyns. Other actors hold them in awe, audiences adore them, and the critics long ago exhausted the ordinary words of praise to describe their performances. "Let us celebrate the Cronyns," gushed the New York Daily News's Douglas Watt when they last appeared on Broadway, in 1986. But then who could say anything bad about Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, the husband and wife who, working together and separately, define acting in America?

Probably no one but Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, who have been pointing out each other's faults, professionally at least, for almost 50 years.

"Hume's always...

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