June 16, 2003 by

Hume Cronyn

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Canadian-born stage and screen actor Hume Cronyn, who often played opposite his wife Jessica Tandy, has died. He was 91.
Known most recently for his roles in the 1980s “Cocoon” movies, the veteran actor died of prostate cancer Sunday at his home in Fairfield, Conn., according to a family spokeswoman.
Cronyn was married to Tandy for nearly 52 years. She died from ovarian cancer in September 1994.

One Response to Hume Cronyn

  1. Valerie

    Two years after Tandy died, Cronyn married author and screenwriter Susan Cooper, who had collaborated with him on several projects.
    Cronyn is survived by his second wife and his children with Tandy, son Christopher and daughters Tandy and Susan.

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