Colleen Dewhurst (1924–1991) was a Canadian actress known for her electrifiying performances on stage and camera. A multiple Emmy Award–winning actress, she made appearances on shows such as Murphy Brown and films such as The Cowboys and Annie Hall. She also played the role of Marilla Cuthbert in Kevin Sullivan's adaptation of the novel Anne of Green Gables and reprised the role in its sequel, Anne of Avonlea.
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