Colleen Dewhurst

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Birth Name: Colleen Dewhurst
Born: 06/03/1924
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CA
Death Place: South Salem, New York, USA
Died: 08/22/1991

Colleen Rose Dewhurst was born on June 3, 1924, in Montreal, Quebec. The only child of Fred and Frances Dewhurst, she spent her first two years chronically ill and was dragged by her mother to dozens of doctors, both accredited and dubious. The resulting emotional trauma drove Frances Dewhurst to embrace Christian Science and reject medicine entirely. Due to her father's difficulty with holding a job, the family migrated from Canada to Boston, MA, and then to an Irish enclave in suburban Dorchester. When Fred Dewhurst lost his position with the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, the family moved yet again to New York, where he had found work with W.T. Grant & Company. Continued financia... Continue Bio >>

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