Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke, the dignified-looking British character actor with a score of Broadway credits, died on Jan. 7, 2005, of colon cancer, according to friend and colleague, playwright Jeff Whitty. He was 70. Mr. Clarke was born in England, but spent much of his career on the New York stage. His first Broadway credit was Jean Kerr's Poor Richard in 1964, in which he understudied lead Alan Bates. His most recent was 1999's Lincoln Center Theater revival of Ring Round the Moon, in which he played "Joshua, a crumbling butler."

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  • Born: Jan 31, 1933 in ENGLAND
  • Death: Jan 7, 2005