Actor Paul Rudd, who worked steadily on Broadway in the 1970s, passed away on Wednesday, August 12 at age 70.

Among Rudd's many stage credits were King Lear, The Glass Menagerie, Romeo & Juliet, and Streamers.

He also starred in the television series Beacon Hill and played John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the telefilm Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye. In addition, Rudd was a noted acting teacher.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Bannerman, their children, Graeme, Kathryn and Eliza, and his mother Kathryn Rudd.