Patrick Cronin (actor)

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Patrick Cronin
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966-present
Spouse(s) Beatrice Colen, 1977–1999 (her death)
Children 2
Website http://www.patrickjcronin.com/index.html

Patrick Cronin is an American stage, television, and film actor best known for his television appearances spanning three decades.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Cronin is a son of Ann McGlynn and Patrick Cronin.[3] After graduating from La Salle College High School,[4], Cronin attended La Salle University where he received a bachelor's degree.[3] He went on to earn a master's degree in theaters from Temple University.[3]

As of at least 2005 and through at least 2017, he is a professor of theater and dance at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.[5][4] He is the former holder of The Basler Chair and the first holder of the Permanent Artist in Residence position at East Tennessee State University.[6]

Family[edit]

Cronin married actress Beatrice Colen, granddaughter of playwright George S. Kaufman,[7] on October 23, 1977.[3] It lasted until her death on November 18, 1999. She succumbed to lung cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.[8][7] The couple had two sons, James and Charles.[8]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henard, Misty (March 26, 2001). "Play to open with special performance". East Tennessean. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved April 29, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Patrick Cronin filmography". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Patrick Cronin, Actor, Weds Beatrice Colen". The New York Times. October 24, 1977. 
  4. ^ a b "Patrick Cronin". East Tennessee State University. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017. 
  5. ^ Diaz, Laura (March 3, 2005). "Collaboration between Northeast State, ETSU grows behind scenes". East Tennessean. East Tennessee State University. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved April 29, 2009. 
  6. ^ "ETSU's Division of Theatre Presents 'A Christmas Carol'". East Tennessean. East Tennessee State University. November 30, 2000. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved April 29, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b Galloway, Doug (December 13, 1999). "Beatrice Colen". Variety. Archived from the original on October 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Theatre Mourns Stage & 'Happy Days' Actress Beatrice Colen, 51". Playbill. November 19, 1999. Archived from the original on May 3, 2014. 

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