Edmund Lyndeck

Edmund Lyndeck

Performer

Edmund Lyndeck, who originated the role of the evil Judge Turpin in Stephen Sondheim’s operatic tale of revenge, Sweeney Todd, died Dec. 14. He was 90. The cause of death was not immediately known.

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  • Born: Oct 4, 1925 in Bayonne, NJ
  • Death: Dec 14, 2015

Roles (23)

Artist Descending a Staircase Playbill - Nov 1989 Artist Descending a Staircase (1989)
Opened Nov 30, 1989
  • as Beauchamp (Standby - Original)
  • as Martello (Standby - Original)
  • as Donner (Standby - Original)
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Merlin Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1983 Merlin (1983)
Opened Feb 13, 1983
  • as Wizard (Original)
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A Doll's Life Playbill - Opening Night, Sept 1982 A Doll's Life (1982)
Opened Sep 23, 1982
  • as Eric (Original)
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Sweeney Todd Playbill - Feb 1979 Sweeney Todd (1979)
Opened Mar 1, 1979
  • as Judge Turpin (Original)
Sweeney Todd - Opening Night
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Piaf a Rememberance Playbill - 1977 Piaf...A Remembrance (1977)
Opened Feb 14, 1977
  • as Louis Leplee (Original)
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Mrs. Warren's Profession Playbill - Feb 1976 Mrs. Warren's Profession (1976)
Opened Feb 18, 1976
  • as Mr. Praed (Understudy - Original)
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1776 Playbill - March 1969 1776 (1969)
Opened Mar 16, 1969
  • as Stephen Hopkins (Replacement)
  • as Rev. John Witherspoon (Original)
  • as Dr. Lyman Hall (Replacement)
  • as Stephen Hopkins (Replacement)
  • as Stephen Hopkins (Understudy - Original)
  • as Thomas Jefferson (Understudy - Original)
  • as Charles Thomson (Understudy - Original)
  • as Dr. Lyman Hall (Understudy - Original)
  • as Charles Thomson (Understudy - Replacement)
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Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 Playbill - Feb 1944 Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 (1943)
Opened Apr 1, 1943
  • as A Ben Yost's Vi-King (Original)
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Production Placeholder Into the Woods (1997)
Opened Nov 9, 1997
  • as Cinderella's Father (Original)
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Into the Woods Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1987 Into the Woods (1987)
Opened Nov 5, 1987
  • as Mysterious Man (Replacement)
  • as Cinderella's Father (Original)
  • as Mysterious Man (Standby - Original)
  • as Narrator (Standby - Original)
Into the Woods - Opening Night
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