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Hollywood Veteran Hume Cronyn, 91, Dies

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Hollywood Veteran Hume Cronyn, 91, Dies

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Hollywood Veteran Hume Cronyn, 91, Dies

Hollywood Veteran Hume Cronyn, 91, Dies

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Actor, director, writer and producer Hume Cronyn died Sunday at his home in Fairfield, Conn., from prostate cancer. He was 91. A veteran of both stage and screen, Cronyn was perhaps best known for his collaborations with his wife, the late Jessica Tandy. The couple received a special lifetime achievement Tony in 1994. NPR's Ari Shapiro offers a remembrance.