Actor Ron Leibman dead at 82

Friends and Norma Rae actor Ron Leibman has died of pneumonia in New York, his representatives talked about. He was 82.

Robert Ackermann, chief govt officer of Abrams Artists Agency, talked about in an announcement to “We at Abrams Artists Agency are saddened to hear the news of Ron’s passing. Ron was an incredibly talented actor with a distinguished career in film, TV, and theatre. Our thoughts go out to his wife, Jessica, and his family.”

Leibman’s survivors moreover confirmed the star’s Friday demise to TMZ.

His completely different credit score embrace Slaughterhouse-Five, Night Falls on Manhattan, The Sopranos and Garden State, the New York Times talked about.

The actor acquired a Tony Award in 1993 for his portrayal of Roy Cohn, chief counsel to Sen. Joe McCarthy, throughout the groundbreaking, AIDS-addressing play, Angels in America.

Leibman moreover earned an Emmy in 1979 for his effectivity throughout the short-lived TV crime drama, Kaz.

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