Actor Ben Gazzara Dead At 81

Sat, February 4, 2012 11:40am EST by 2 Comments
Ben Gazzara

The popular stage star passed away Feb. 3 from pancreatic cancer. May he rest in peace.

Ben Gazzara, best known for his incredible portrayal of Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway, died yesterday of pancreatic cancer in Manhattan, reports the New York Times. He was 81.

Although he was a master of the stage, Ben also starred in several TV shows and films, including the starring role in the ’60s show, Run For Your Life. Previously, the successful star suffered from oral cancer, in addition to a life long battle with depression.

Ben is survived by his wife, two daughters (one adopted) and his brother. Our thoughts go out to the family during this difficult time.

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Posted at 11:12 AM on February 27, 2012  

To conclude what i was saying,Nascido helped many musicians,actors,actress’s,,he was a very fine person,with a presence and aura that shone.

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Posted at 10:43 AM on February 27, 2012  

I feel slight grief that Nascino has died,i had the honour of him coming to speak to me once in the drive-way of my little home off Sunset Blvd,he had spoken to me on several matters and had mentioned his love of Sicily and Italy and that he had a villa there,he taught me something my Daddy also taught me,he indicated that i knew a musician who was deceptive,so in a strange way,Nascido guarded me from this musician who i shall never name.

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