Fritz Weaver

Fritz Weaver

Performer

Fritz Weaver, the sharp-featured, Tony-winning actor best remembered on Broadway for his performance as Victorian sleuth Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 musical Baker Street, has died at age 90, according to The New York Times.

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  • Born: Jan 19, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Death: Nov 26, 2016 in New York, NY

Roles (28)

Ring Round the Moon Playbill - Opening Night Ring Round the Moon (1999)
Opened Apr 28, 1999
  • as Messerschmann (Original)
Ring Round the Moon - Opening Night
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The Crucible Playbill - Nov 1991 The Crucible (1991)
Opened Dec 10, 1991
  • as Deputy-Governor Danforth (Original)
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Love Letters Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1989 Love Letters (1989)
Opened Oct 31, 1989
  • as Andrew Makepiece Ladd III (Replacement)
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Angels Fall Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1983 Angels Fall (1983)
Opened Jan 22, 1983
  • as Niles Harris (Original)
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Production Placeholder The Price (1979)
Opened Jun 19, 1979
  • as Walter Franz (Original)
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Absurd Person Singular Playbill - Oct 1974 Absurd Person Singular (1974)
Opened Oct 8, 1974
  • as Ronald (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Mar 10, 1975
Child's Play Playbill - Feb 1970 Child's Play (1970)
Opened Feb 17, 1970
  • as Jerome Malley (Original)
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Baker Street Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1965 Baker Street (1965)
Opened Feb 16, 1965
  • as Sherlock Holmes (Original)
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The White House Playbill - May 1964 The White House (1964)
Opened May 19, 1964
  • as Woodrow Wilson (Original)
  • as Captain Sigsbee (Original)
  • as Mark Twain (Original)
  • as Abraham Lincoln (Original)
  • as Franklin Pierce (Original)
  • as Millard Fillmore (Original)
  • as Andrew Jackson (Original)
  • as Thomas Jefferson (Original)
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Lorenzo Playbill - Feb 1963 Lorenzo (1963)
Opened Feb 14, 1963
  • as Van Miessen (Original)
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Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1955 Most Promising Male Performer The White Devil Winner
Drama Desk Award
1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play The Price Nominee
1970 Outstanding Performance Child's Play Winner
Theatre World
1956 Theatre World Award The Chalk Garden Winner
Tony Award
1970 Actor in a Play Child's Play Winner
1956 Featured Actor in a Play The Chalk Garden Nominee