Stage Actress

Colleen Dewhurst’s Death – Cause and Date

The stage actress Colleen Dewhurst died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Acclaimed Canadian-born theater and television actress who won a Tony Award for her role as Josie Hogan in the Broadway revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten. She also appeared on the television series Murphy Brown and famously played Marilla Cuthbert on the popular Anne of Green Gables television miniseries.

She was married to actor/ director George C. Scott from 1960-1965 and again from 1967-1972. Her son, Campbell Scott, also had a career as an actor.



“I was already committed to a play back in New York about Hans Christian Andersen, where Colleen Dewhurst was going to play my mother. I was excited about that, and I got this script called ‘Back to the Future,’ and I thumbed through it. Didn’t pay a hell of a lot of attention.” (Christopher Lloyd)

Colleen Dewhurst Death Cause and Date