Russell Nype

Russell Nype

Performer

Russell Nype, who won Tony Awards sharing the stage with Ethel Merman and Elaine Stritch, died May 27 in West Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 98, according to the New York Times.

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  • Born: Apr 26, 1924 in Zion, IL
  • Death: May 27, 2018 in West Palm Beach, FL

Roles (12)

Mornings at Seven Playbill - Opening Night, April 1980 Morning's at Seven (1980)
Opened Apr 10, 1980
  • as David Crampton (Replacement)
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Hello, Dolly! Playbill - Nov 1964 Hello, Dolly! (1964)
Opened Jan 16, 1964
  • as Cornelius Hackl (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Mar 28, 1970
The Girl in the Freudian Slip Playbill - May 1967 The Girl in the Freudian Slip (1967)
Opened May 18, 1967
  • as Dr. Alec Rice (Original)
The Girl in The Freudian Slip - Opening Night
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Once for the Asking Playbill - Nov 1963 Once for the Asking (1963)
Opened Nov 20, 1963
  • as Alex Krumbull (Original)
Once For The Asking - Opening Night
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Brigadoon Playbill - February 1963 Brigadoon (1963)
Opened Jan 30, 1963
  • as Jeff Douglas (Original)
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Production Placeholder Goldilocks (1958)
Opened Oct 11, 1958
  • as George Randolph Brown (Original)
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Production Placeholder Carousel (1957)
Opened Sep 11, 1957
  • as Enoch Snow (Original)
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Production Placeholder Wake Up, Darling (1956)
Opened May 2, 1956
  • as Deerfield Prescott (Original)
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Call Me Madam Playbill - June 1951 Call Me Madam (1950)
Opened Oct 12, 1950
  • as Kenneth Gibson (Original)
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Great to Be Alive! Playbill - March 1950 Great to Be Alive! (1950)
Opened Mar 23, 1950
  • as Freddie (Original)
  • as Singer (Original)
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Awards

Theatre World Awards
1951 Theatre World Award Call Me Madam Winner
Tony Award
1959 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Goldilocks Winner
1951 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Call Me Madam Winner

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