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Yiddish Star Of Stage Dies

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Yiddish Star Of Stage Dies

Published on July 26, 2008 with No Comments

Beloved Broadway and Yiddish acting star Bruce Adler has lost his cancer battle at the age of 63.

Adler died early on Friday, according to reports.

A multi-Tony Award nominee, Adler starred in hit musicals Crazy For You, Those Were The Days and Sunday in the Park With George.

He also appeared on TV in Law + Order and the small screen adaptation of Crazy For You, and his voice can be heard in Disney animated films Beauty and The Beast and Aladdin.

Adler also starred in the 1979 revival of Oklahoma! and portrayed Fiddler On The Roof’s Tevye, Fagin in Oliver and Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls onstage in America.

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