John McMartin

John McMartin

Performer

John McMartin, the dignified, white-haired character actor who was equally adept in musicals and plays, has died. The cause was cancer. At press time, the exact date of his death could not be learned. He was 86.

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  • Born: Nov 18, 1929 in Warsaw, IN
  • Death: Jul 6, 2016 in New York, NY

Roles (30)

All The Way Playbill - Opening Night All The Way (2014)
Opened Mar 6, 2014
  • as Richard Russell (Original)
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Anything Goes Playbill - Opening Night Anything Goes (2011)
Opened Apr 7, 2011
  • as Elisha Whitney (Original)
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A Free Man of Color Playbill - Opening Night A Free Man of Color (2010)
Opened Nov 18, 2010
  • as Thomas Jefferson (Original)
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Is He Dead Playbill - Opening Night Is He Dead? (2007)
Opened Dec 9, 2007
  • as Papa Leroux (Original)
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Grey Gardens Playbill - Opening Night Grey Gardens (2006)
Opened Nov 2, 2006
  • as Norman Vincent Peale (Original)
  • as J.V. "Major" Bouvier (Original)
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Passion 10th Anniversary Playbill - October 2004 Passion (2004)
Opened Oct 20, 2004
  • as Doctor Tambourri (Original)
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High Society Playbill - Opening Night High Society (1998)
Opened Apr 27, 1998
  • as Uncle Willie (Original)
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Show Boat Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1994 Show Boat (1994)
Opened Oct 2, 1994
  • as Cap'n Andy (Original)
  • as Cap'n Andy (Replacement)
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Artist Descending a Staircase Playbill - Nov 1989 Artist Descending a Staircase (1989)
Opened Nov 30, 1989
  • as Donner (Original)
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A Little Family Business Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1982 A Little Family Business (1982)
Opened Dec 15, 1982
  • as Ben (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2006 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Grey Gardens Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical High Society Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance The Great God Brown Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance Don Juan Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2014 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play All The Way Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Anything Goes Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical High Society Nominee
Theatre World
1960 Theatre World Award Little Mary Sunshine Winner
Tony Award
2002 Actor in a Musical Into the Woods Nominee
1998 Featured Actor in a Musical High Society Nominee
1995 Actor in a Musical Show Boat Nominee
1973 Featured Actor in a Play Don Juan Nominee
1966 Featured Actor in a Musical Sweet Charity Nominee