Kellie Waymire, Actress Active in California Theatre, Is Dead at 36

Obituaries   Kellie Waymire, Actress Active in California Theatre, Is Dead at 36 Actress Kellie Waymire, who won a Drama-Logue Award for playing the lead role in Sylvia at California’s Old Globe Theatre, died Nov. 13 of a previously undetected medical condition. She was 36.

The exact cause of death was not announced, pending the findings of a final autopsy. Ms. Waymire’s triumph in Sylvia, A.R. Gurney’s affectionate comedy about a man and his dog (which is played by an actress), came in 1996. She also performed the part in San Francisco. Sarah Jessica Parker originated the role Off-Broadway.

Other theatre credits include a revival of Noel Coward's Present Laughter at the Pasadena Playhouse in 1998 and the romantic comedy On The Jump at Costa Mesa's South Coast Repertory in 1999.

She attended Southern Methodist University, where she won the Greer Garson Award, and, later, the University of California, San Diego.