Ted Ross

Ted Ross

Performer

Ted Ross, the big-voiced actor who won a Tony Award for playing The Cowardly Lion in the Broadway musical, The Wiz, died Sept. 3, 2002, at a Dayton, OH, hospital, according to The Associated Press. Ted Ross, the big-voiced actor who won a Tony Award for playing The Cowardly Lion in the Broadway musical, The Wiz, died Sept. 3 at a Dayton, OH, hospital, according to The Associated Press.

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  • Born: Jun 30, 1934
  • Death: Sep 3, 2002 in Dayton, OH, USA

Roles (7)

The Wiz Playbill - December 1974 The Wiz (1975)
Opened Jan 5, 1975
  • as Lion (Original)
The Wiz - December 1974
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Raisin Playbill - Nov 1973 Raisin (1973)
Opened Oct 18, 1973
  • as Bobo Jones (Original)
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Purlie Playbill - Dec 1972 Purlie (1972)
Opened Dec 27, 1972
  • as Singer (Original)
  • as Field Hand (Original)
  • as Gitlow (Standby - Original)
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Purlie Playbill - Aug 1970 Purlie (1970)
Opened Mar 15, 1970
  • as Gitlow (Understudy - Original)
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Buck White Playbill - Dec 1969 Buck White (1969)
Opened Dec 2, 1969
  • as Weasel (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical The Wiz Winner
Tony Award
1975 Best Featured Actor in a Musical The Wiz Winner
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