12/3/1993 - 8/29/2015
Actors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Kyle Jean-Baptiste
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, The Associated Press reports. He was 21.
According to MSN and the New York Daily News, his death was a result of a fall from a fire escape at his mother's home.
The production company made the following online statement: "The entire 'Les Misérables' family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic...