Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara

Performer

Ben Gazzara, an intense actor of stage and film who created the role of Brick in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, died of pancreatic cancer at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York on Feb. 3, 2012. He was 81.

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  • Also known as: Biagio Anthony Gazzara
  • Born: Aug 28, 1930 in New York, New York
  • Death: Feb 3, 2012 in New York, New York

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2006 Outstanding Ensemble Performance Awake and Sing! Winner
2004 Outstanding Solo Performance Nobody Don't Like Yogi Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actor in a Play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Nominee
Theatre World
1954 Theatre World Award End as a Man Winner
Tony Award
1977 Actor in a Play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Nominee
1975 Actor in a Play Hughie / Duet Nominee
1956 Actor in a Play A Hatful of Rain Nominee