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Tyrone Guthrie
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Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Born on 2nd of July 1900
Died in Newbliss, Monaghan
Died on 15th of May 1971

Born 1900. Died 1971 - Theatrical producer.

Studied at Oxford University. Produced a number of Shakespeare plays at the Old Vic in the 1930s. Was administrator of Sadlerís Wells (1939-45) and director of the Old Vic (1950-51). Founded the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis in 1963. Knighted in 1961.

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