Richard Easton

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John Richard Easton[1] (March 22, 1933 – December 2, 2019) was a Canadian actor. He was born in Montreal, Quebec. Easton was best known for his role as Brian Hammond in the 1970s BBC serial The Brothers.[2] He also had television guest appearances on Doctor Who, L.A. Law, Frasier, and Ed.[3][4]

In 2001, he won a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his role in The Invention of Love. In 2008, Easton was added into the American Theater Hall of Fame.[5]

Easton died on December 2, 2019 of congestive heart failure at his home in Manhattan at the age of 86.[6]

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  1. "Richard Easton Biography (1933-)". www.filmreference.com.
  2. "Richard Easton". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  3. "Richard Easton | TV Guide". TVGuide.com.
  4. "Richard Easton". www.aveleyman.com.
  5. "Hamlisch, Lane, Birch, Tunick and Azenberg Among Theater Hall of Fame Inductees". www.playbill.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10.
  6. "Richard Easton, Stage Veteran and Tony Winner, Dies at 86". The New York Times. December 13, 2019.

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