Dick Latessa

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Richard Robert "Dick" Latessa (September 15, 1929 – December 19, 2016) was an American stage, movie, and television actor.[1] He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He was known for his stage role as Wilbur in the musical Hairspray. In 2003, he won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award in 2003.

Latessa died of heart failure in Manhattan, New York City, New York on December 19, 2016, aged 87.[2]

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  1. "Dick Latessa Biography". Filmreference. 2008. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  2. "Dick Latessa, a Broadway Veteran & Tony Winner for Hairspray, Dies at 87". broadway.com. December 19, 2016. Retrieved December 19, 2016.

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