Obituary

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Who Made History in Broadway's Les Misérables, Dies at 21
Jean-Baptiste became the first African-American performer to play the role of Jean Valjean on Broadway.
Fiddler on the Roof Star Theodore Bikel Dies at 91
Bikel originated the role of Captain von Trapp on Broadway in The Sound of Music.
Broadway Vet and Original SNL Cast Member George Coe Dies at 86
Coe performed in the original Broadway casts of Mame, Company, and On the Twentieth Century.
Roger Rees, Tony-Winning Actor of Stage and Screen, Dies at 71
Rees appeared on Broadway this spring in The Visit.
Ron Moody, Original Fagin From Oliver!, Dies at 91
Moody played the role on the West End, Broadway, and on-screen.
Emmy Nominee Jayne Meadows Has Died
Meadows made multiple Broadway appearances in the 1940s.
Chinese Coffee Author Ira Lewis Dies at 82
The actor and playwright made his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy.
Broadway and Cabaret Star Julie Wilson Dies at 90
The singer and actress earned a Tony nomination in 1989 for Legs Diamond.
Albert Maysles, Filmmaker Who Introduced the World to Grey Gardens, Dies at 88
Maysles brought Big Edie and Little Edie into the public consciousness.
Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr. Spock, Dies at 83
The iconic half-Vulcan performed in the original Broadway production of Equus.