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Each year we tune in to the Tony Awards to see the Broadway stars get dressed to the nines and celebrate the year's finest achievements in theatre. The death of a leading Broadway star can invoke fond memories as well as feelings of sadness. This memorial site was created to remember and honor actors, directors, playwrights and others associated with the Tonys.
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Remembering the life, death and Tonys legacy of Geoffrey Holder

NEW YORK (AP) — Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director, actor, painter, dancer and choreographer who during an eclectic show business career led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway, pitched 7-Up on TV and played a scary villain in a James Bond film, has died. He was 84. Holder died Sunday of complications of pneumonia at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital in New York, according to Anna Glass, a producer and family friend. The 6-foot-6, Trinidad-born Holder won Tonys in...
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