Richard Easton

Richard Easton

Performer

Richard Easton, whose six-decade career on Broadway included a Tony-winning performance and a resilient return after an onstage medical scare, died December 2 at the age of 86. News of his death was shared by friend James Wallert, co-artistic director of Epic Theatre Ensemble, where Mr. Easton performed in Macbeth in 2012 prior to a Broadway revival of the Shakespeare tragedy the following year.

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  • Born: Mar 22, 1933 in Quebec, Canada
  • Death: Dec 2, 2019 in New York, NY

Roles (25)

Macbeth Playbill - Opening Night Macbeth (2013)
Opened Nov 21, 2013
  • as Duncan (Original)
Macbeth Playbill - Opening Night
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Elling Playbill - Opening Night Elling (2010)
Opened Nov 21, 2010
  • as Alfons Jorgensen (Original)
Elling - Opening Night
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Coast of Utopia Playbill - Opening Night The Coast of Utopia (Part 3: Salvage) (2007)
Opened Feb 18, 2007
  • as Count Stanislaw Worcell (Original)
The Coast of Utopia: Salvage - Opening Night
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Coast of Utopia Playbill - Opening Night The Coast of Utopia (Part 2: Shipwreck) (2006)
Opened Dec 21, 2006
  • as Leonty Ibayev (Original)
The Coast of Utopia: Shipwreck - Opening Night
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Coast of Utopia Playbill - Opening Night The Coast of Utopia (Part 1: Voyage) (2006)
Opened Nov 27, 2006
  • as Alexander Bakunin (Original)
The Coast of Utopia: Voyage - Opening Night
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The Rivals Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 2004 The Rivals (2004)
Opened Dec 16, 2004
  • as Sir Anthony Absolute (Original)
The Rivals - Opening Night
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Henry IV Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 2003 Henry IV (2003)
Opened Nov 20, 2003
  • as King Henry IV (Original)
Henry IV - Opening Night
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<i>Noises Off</i> Playbill - Opening Night Noises Off (2001)
Opened Nov 1, 2001
  • as Selsdon Mowbray (Original)
Noises Off - Opening Night
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Invention of Love Playbill - Opening Night The Invention of Love (2001)
Opened Mar 29, 2001
  • as A.E. Houseman, aged 77 (Original)
The Invention of Love - Opening Night
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Murderous Angels (1971)
Opened Dec 20, 1971
  • as James Bonham (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Play The Invention of Love Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2006 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Entertaining Mr. Sloane Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actor in a Play The Invention of Love Winner
Theatre World Awards
1958 Theatre World Award The Country Wife Winner
Tony Award
2001 Best Actor in a Play The Invention of Love Winner