Arthur-French Jr.-Obituary

Arthur Wellesley French Jr.

Nov 6, 1931 - Jul 24, 2021 (Age 89)

Jamaica, New York

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Joining with hundreds of members of the theatrical community in mourning the loss of one of our most beloved colleagues, a fellow artist, mentor, teacher, and friend.

His long career and presence have been an inspiration to us all in myriad ways.

He has always been abundantly generous in sharing his insights, wisdom and advice with several generations of NY theater artists.

While he has appeared often in film, television and media, where his presence was...

Arthur, Thank you so much for being a wonderful teacher director and friend. When I first met you we were working for Weill Cornell Medical Center as Standardize Patients. You were always so warm and giving. Then I came over to New Federal Theatre and studied with you! I also thank you for coaching me when I had auditions for different networks. I can still hear you giving me notes, laughing and always listening. May God continue to bless your family and thank you for sharing your father. I...


Arthur's Obituary

Arthur Wellesley French Jr., 89, born on November 6, 1931, in New York, NY, United States, passed away July 24, 2021. He resided in Jamaica, NY at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Glendale, California.

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