GORDON CONNELL

Obituary
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  • "I mourn the loss of wonderful Gordon who was so brilliant..."
    - Alan Fox
  • "I was honored to work with Gordon for almost 2 years...."
    - Dale OBrien
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    - Eddie Rabin
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    - Ben Whiteley
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CONNELL--Gordon, an actor best remembered by Broadway audiences for his performance as Mark Twain in the hit musical Big River, passed away on June 12th in Englewood, NJ. He was 93 years old. Other Broadway credits include Subways Are for Sleeping, and Hello Dolly. On television, Connell appeared in The Sid Caesar Revue Series, The Jeffersons, and Sex and the City. Also a musician, Connell composed songs for cabaret artists and musical theatre. Long-married to actress Jane Connell (deceased 2013), he is survived by daughters Melissa Connell and Maggie Connell.



Published in The New York Times on June 24, 2016