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Sean Connery has died at the age of 90. While he was best remembered as a legendary actor, he also won a Tony Award in 1998 as a producer on the Yasmina Reza play, Art.
https://variety.com/2020/film/actors/sean-connery-dies-oscar-winner-and-james-bond-star-dead-at-90-1234820498/November 2, 2020 at 4:57 pm #1203817054
Two more passings:
Actor/director Jeremy Stevens, who appeared on Broadway in the original production of the The Sunshine Boys before becoming a successful television writer and producer. https://deadline.com/2020/11/jeremy-stevens-dead-obituary-everybody-loves-raymond-writer-executive-producer-1234607905/
Actress Carol Arthur, who appeared on Broadway in the 1980 revival of The Music Man and Woman Of The Year. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/carol-arthur-actress-in-blazing-saddles-and-wife-of-dom-deluise-dies-at-85November 4, 2020 at 5:44 pm #1203819433
Actress Elsa Raven, who had appeared on Broadway three times from 1959 through 1977, has died at the age of 91.
https://deadline.com/2020/11/elsa-raven-dies-save-the-clock-tower-lady-from-back-to-the-future-was-91-obituary-1234609443/November 9, 2020 at 1:32 pm #1203825105
Even though he never appeared on stage, Playbill is paying tribute to Alex Trebek with a series of clips of Broadway-themed categories that Jeopardy! has had over the years. https://www.playbill.com/article/remembering-and-celebrating-alex-trebek-with-9-broadway-jeopardy-categoriesNovember 11, 2020 at 5:49 am #1203828775
Actor Lawrence Clayton, who had appeared on Broadway in Dreamgirls, Once Upon a Mattress, The Civil War, and The Color Purple, has died at the age of 64.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Stage-and-Screen-Actor-Lawrence-Clayton-Dies-at-64-20201111November 11, 2020 at 7:04 pm #1203830541November 12, 2020 at 5:15 pm #1203832846
A stagehand (whose identity has yet to be disclosed) died in a tragic accident at the Winter Garden Theatre. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/broadway-stagehand-dies-after-tragic-accident-in-winter-garden-theatreNovember 12, 2020 at 5:24 pm #1203832848
John Leland, who designed puppets and scenery for theatrical productions at Disneyland and Disney World, passed away. https://variety.com/2020/biz/obituaries-people-news/john-leland-dead-disneyland-designer-bob-baker-marionettes-1234830730/November 13, 2020 at 7:04 pm #1203835770
Lynn Kellogg, who originated the role of Sheila in the groundbreaking rock musical, Hair, has died from the coronavirus at the age of 77.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Lynn-Kellogg-Original-Sheila-in-HAIR-Dies-From-Covid-19-20201113November 14, 2020 at 8:41 pm #1203837698
Walter C. Miller, who produced and directed many Tony Awards telecasts for which he won several Emmy Awards, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/walter-c-miller-longtime-producer-for-cma-awards-dies-at-94November 15, 2020 at 1:34 pm #1203839153
Actor/playwright Soumitra Chatterjee passed away from the coronavirus. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/soumitra-chatterjee-legend-of-indian-cinema-dies-at-85November 16, 2020 at 4:37 pm #1203841833
A stagehand (whose identity has yet to be disclosed) died in a tragic accident at the Winter Garden Theatre. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/broadway-stagehand-dies-after-tragic-accident-in-winter-garden-theatre
The stagehand has now been identified as Pete Wright. https://deadline.com/2020/11/pete-wright-broadway-stagehand-death-accident-remembered-force-of-nature-marquee-undimmed-1234616236/November 19, 2020 at 5:23 pm #1203848791
Actress Broselianda Hernandez passed away. https://deadline.com/2020/11/broselianda-hernandez-dies-cuban-actress-known-for-marti-the-eye-of-the-canary-was-56-1234619096/November 23, 2020 at 3:09 pm #1203858689
Actress Dena Dietrich passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dena-dietrich-actress-who-played-mother-nature-in-margarine-commercials-dies-at-91November 26, 2020 at 6:14 pm #1203876284
Malcolm Marmorstein, who worked as a stage manager on Broadway before becoming a successful screenwriter, passed away. https://deadline.com/2020/11/malcolm-marmorstein-dead-obituary-screenwriter-petes-dragon-dark-shadows-barnabas-collins-was-92-1234621513/
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