Tony Award-nominated actor Donald Moffat died Thursday on account of problems from a stroke, his daughter mentioned. He was 87.
Moffat’s daughter, Lynn, informed The New York Occasions her father died in Sleepy Hole, N.Y.
The actor was born in the UK in 1930 and moved to the U.S. when he was 26 years previous. Lynn Moffat informed The New York Occasions her father was “anxious” to depart the U.Ok.
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“One motive he was anxious to depart England was the category system,” she mentioned. “He hated it. And he beloved Individuals. He met many American G.I.s in Totnes, in Devonshire, the place he lived as a boy. It was within the American sector for the D-Day invasions. He additionally met many Individuals after the warfare on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, the place he studied, together with his first spouse, Anne Murray.”
Moffat had success on Broadway and was nominated for 2 Tony Awards for “Proper You Are [If You Think You Are]” and “The Wild Duck.”
He appeared on tv in “One Life to Dwell,” “Logan’s Run” and “The New Land.” His best-known film roles embody the 1982 horror basic “The Factor” and “The Proper Stuff.”
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Moffat retired from performing in 2005 and considered one of his final appearances was an off-Broadway manufacturing of “A Few Stout People” in 2002.
He’s survived by his spouse, 4 daughters, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.