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Edward Albee, 88 (1928 - 2016)
Edward Albee, the acclaimed playwright who wrote "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "The Zoo Story," died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in Montauk, Long Island, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Brian Rix, 92 (1924 - 2016)
Brian Rix, a British actor and campaigner for people with learning disabilities, died Aug. 20, 2016, after a long illness, according to The Guardian. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
John McMartin, 86 (2016)
John McMartin, A Tony Award-nominated actor who starred in "Sweet Charity," has died at the age of 86, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Anne Jackson, 90 (1925 - 2016)
Tony-nominated actress Anne Jackson died April 12, according to the New York Times. She was 90. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Martha Wright, 92 (1923 - 2016)
Martha Wright, an actress who was known best for her performances on Broadway and television, has died, according to multiple news sources. Wright, who died March 1 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, was 92. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Raphael Schumacher, 27 (2016)
Raphael Schumacher, an Italian actor, has died in a freak accident while performing a hanging scene last weekend in Pisa, Italy, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage...
Frank Finlay, 89 (1926 - 2016)
Frank Finlay, a veteran British character actor and the star of 1973's "Three Musketeers," has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Sheila Sim, 93 (1922 - 2016)
Sheila Sim, actress and widow of the actor Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 93. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Brian Bedford, 80 (2016)
Brian Bedford, the Tony-winning actor and voice of Disney's Robin Hood has died at the age of 80, according to multiple published reports. For the full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Billie Allen, 90 (1925 - 2015)
Actress Billie Allen, who was one of the first African-American actresses to appear in commercials on television, has died, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from...
Patricia Elliott, 77 (1938 - 2015)
Patricia Elliott, who spent 23 years on the TV soap opera "One Life To Live," has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 77. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Brian Friel, 86 (1929 - 2015)
DUBLIN (AP) - Irish authorities say Brian Friel, the Tony Award-winning playwright who created "Dancing at Lughnasa" and more than 30 other plays, has died at the age of 86. The Arts Council of...
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21 (2015)
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the actor who earned acclaim as the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died at the untimely age...
Roger Rees, 71 (1944 - 2015)
By MARK KENNEDY, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Roger Rees, the lanky Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who made his mark onstage as Nicholas Nickleby and later played English...
Margaret Juntwait (2015)
By VERENA DOBNIK, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Margaret Juntwait, an American radio broadcaster whose mellifluous voice reached more than 8 million fans worldwide in live Saturday...
Jim Bailey, 77 (1938 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A singer-actor who transformed himself into such show biz legends as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand and Peggy Lee during a career that spanned decades has died....
Maya Plisetskaya, 89 (1925 - 2015)
The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at...
Julie Wilson, 91 (1924 - 2015)
By MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Wilson, a musical theater actress and cabaret star who earned a Tony Award nomination and was cheered for her ability to harness the...
Gene Saks, 93 (1921 - 2015)
By MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of...
Mary Healy, 96 (1918 - 2015)
By LYNN ELBER, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary Healy, a versatile actress and singer who starred with Orson Welles on Broadway and opposite her husband Peter Lind Hayes for nearly 60...
Don Harron, 90 (1924 - 2015)
The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of...
Chitresh Das (2015)
The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chitresh Das, a renowned practitioner and teacher of the kathak form of Indian classical dance, has died. He was 70.The San Francisco-based Chhandam School...
Mandy Rice-Davies, 70 (1944 - 2014)
By JILL LAWLESS, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70. Her...
Bob Baker (2014)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.The cause of death was kidney failure,...
Marian Seldes, 86 (1928 - 2014)
MARK KENNEDY, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Actress Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning star of "A Delicate Balance" who was a teacher of Kevin Kline and Robin Williams, a muse to...
Yuri Lyubimov, 97 (1917 - 2014)
LYNN BERRY, The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — Soviet and Russian actor and director Yuri Lyubimov, founder of Moscow's renowned Taganka Theater, which he led for more than four decades, has died at...
Donald Sinden, 90 (1923 - 2014)
GREGORY KATZ, The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — British actor Donald Sinden, known for his rich voice and varied roles, died Friday at his home in Kent, southern England, of prostate cancer, his...
Mary Rodgers, 83 (1931 - 2014)
MARK KENNEDY, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Mary Rodgers, the daughter of Broadway icon Richard Rodgers who found her own fame as composer of the 1959 musical "Once Upon a Mattress" and as...
Julius Rudel, 93 (1921 - 2014)
MESFIN FEKADU, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Julius Rudel, who was the general director and principal conductor of the New York City Opera for 22 years until 1979 and led other operas around...
Jimmy C. Newman, 86 (1927 - 2014)
The Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Grand Ole Opry member Jimmy C. Newman, known for mixing Cajun and country music, has died.Opry publicist Jessie Schmidt confirmed Newman died in...