Gary Beach

Gary Beach

Performer

Tony Award-winning Broadway actor Gary Beach, who brought Lumiere to life in the Broadway premiere of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and earned a Tony Award for his show-stopping, Judy Garland-tinged take on The Producers’ Roger De Bris, died July 17 in Palm Springs, California. He was 70.

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  • Born: Oct 10, 1947 in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Death: Jul 17, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA

Roles (45)

Les Miserables Playbill - Opening Night Les Misérables (2006)
Opened Nov 9, 2006
  • as Thénardier (Original)
  • as Thénardier (Replacement)
Les Miserables - Opening Night
  • Oct 24, 2006 - Jul 2, 2007
  • Arrived on Sep 3, 2007
La Cage Aux Folles Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 2004 La Cage aux Folles (2004)
Opened Dec 9, 2004
  • as Albin (Original)
La Cage Aux Folles - Opening Night
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Producers Playbill - Opening Night The Producers (2001)
Opened Apr 19, 2001
  • as Roger De Bris (Original)
  • as Roger De Bris (Replacement)
The Producers - Opening Night
  • Mar 21, 2001 - Apr 24, 2003
  • Arrived on Oct 7, 2003
Beauty and the Beast Playbill - Opening Night Beauty and the Beast (1994)
Opened Apr 18, 1994
  • as Lumiere (Original)
Beauty and the Beast - Opening Night
  • Departed on Aug 2, 1998
Doonesbury Playbill - Nov 1983 Doonesbury (1983)
Opened Nov 21, 1983
  • as Duke (Original)
Doonesbury - Opening Night
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<i>The Moony Shapiro Songbook</i> Playbill - April 1981 The Moony Shapiro Songbook (1981)
Opened May 3, 1981
  • as Waiter (Original)
  • as U.S.O. Entertainer (Original)
  • as U.S. Immigration Officer (Original)
  • as Talking Picture Star (Original)
  • as Schmuel (Original)
  • as Sailor (Original)
  • as Russian Singer (Original)
  • as Rudy Vallee (Original)
  • as Rabbi Kotchinsky (Original)
  • as Prisoner-of-War Guard (Original)
  • as Press Photographer (Original)
  • as Member of Big Band Vocal Group (Original)
  • as Dancer (Original)
  • as British Trades Union Leader (Original)
  • as Bob Dylan's Spokesman (Original)
  • as Leader of Liverpool Pop Group (Original)
  • as Johnny Bakuba (Original)
  • as Israeli Dancer (Original)
  • as Gestapo Officer (Original)
  • as Gary (Original)
  • as Flower Seller (Original)
  • as Fat German (Original)
  • as Dead End Kid (Original)
  • as Chuck (Original)
  • as Busby Berkley Tenor (Original)
  • as Bum (Original)
  • as Bonny's Singing Partner (Original)
  • as Bob Dylan (Original)
  • as Benedict Rickenbacker (Original)
  • as Alvin Burns (Original)
  • as Academy Awards Singer (Original)
  • as 2nd Newsboy (Original)
  • as 1st Newsboy (Original)
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Annie Playbill - Feb 1980 Annie (1977)
Opened Apr 21, 1977
  • as Rooster Hannigan (Replacement)
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Something's Afoot Playbill - June 1976 Something's Afoot (1976)
Opened May 27, 1976
  • as Nigel Rancour (Original)
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1776 Playbill - March 1969 1776 (1969)
Opened Mar 16, 1969
  • as Edward Rutledge (Replacement)
  • as Edward Rutledge (Understudy - Replacement)
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Production Placeholder Funny Girl (2002)
Opened Sep 23, 2002
  • as Tom Keeney (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical The Producers Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical The Producers Winner
Tony Award
2005 Best Actor in a Musical La Cage aux Folles Nominee
2001 Best Featured Actor in a Musical The Producers Winner
1994 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Beauty and the Beast Nominee
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