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date: 14 November 2019

Cornell, Katharinelocked

(16 February 1893–09 June 1974)
  • Benjamin McArthur


Cornell, Katharine (16 February 1893–09 June 1974), actress and producer, was born in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of Peter Cornell, a physician, and Alice Gardner Plimpton. Cornell’s family was prominent in Buffalo, New York, society, where she grew up. At age thirty-six her father abandoned his medical practice to manage the Star Theatre in Buffalo....

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