2/29/1944 - 4/10/2014
Broadway Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Phyllis Frelich
Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70.
Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear palsy, or PSP, for which there are no treatments, he said.
"She was extraordinary, the finest sign language actress there ever was," he said. "We were married...