Barnard Hughes

Barnard Hughes


Barnard Hughes, the Tony Award-winning actor who starred in Da on Broadway, and began his professional career in 1934, died July 11, 2006, at New York Presbyterian Hospital after a brief illness, his family announced. Mr. Hughes, a Bedford Hills, NY, native, was 90. He was born July 16, 1915, the son of Owen and Madge Hughes.

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  • Born: Jul 16, 1915 in Bedford Hills, New York
  • Death: Jul 11, 2006 in New York, New York


Drama Desk Award
2000 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play Da Winner
Tony Award
1978 Best Actor in a Play Da Winner
1973 Best Featured Actor in a Play Much Ado About Nothing Nominee