Phyllis Newman

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Phyllis Newman
Phyllis Newman 1966.jpg
Newman in 1966.
Born(1933-03-19)March 19, 1933
DiedSeptember 15, 2019(2019-09-15) (aged 86)
OccupationActress, singer, activist
Years active1952–2019
Adolph Green
(m. 1960; died 2002)

Phyllis Newman (March 19, 1933 – September 15, 2019) was an American actress, activist and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are for Sleeping. She was nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award.

Newman was a breast cancer survivor.[1] She died on September 15, 2019 in New York City at the age of 86.[2] The cause of death was lung disease-related problems.[3]

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  1. Listing. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
  2. Staff (September 15, 2019) "Phyllis Newman Has Passed Away at 86" Broadway World
  3. "Phyllis Newman, Tony-winning actress and women's health advocate, dies at 86". The Washington Post. September 17, 2019.

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