Jay Garner

Veteran character actor Jay Garner, who created the role of the frisky side-steppin' governor in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and the bigoted politician Dindon in the original La Cage aux Folles, both on Broadway, died Jan. 21 2011 at the age of 82, according to friend and fellow La Cage actor John Weiner.

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  • Born: Sewanee, TN
  • Death: Jan 21, 2011 in New York, NY