Gary Beach Bio
|Born||October 10, 1947 Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.|
|Died||July 17, 2018 (aged 70)Palm Springs, California, U.S. $717997582 in 2018|
|Cause of Death||His agent Steven Unger confirmed that Beach died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California. No cause was given.|
|Net Worth||$717997582 (USD) as of 2018|
|Residence||Palm Springs, California, U.S.|
|Wife | Spouse||Jeffrey Barnett|
|Awards||Best Featured Actor in a Musical
2001 The Producers
Gary Beach Biography
Beach was born in Alexandria, Virginia and graduated from Groveton High School; he later went on to graduate from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the same school as his Beauty and the Beast co-star Terrence Mann. Beach and his husband, Jeffrey Barnett, resided in Palm Springs, CA. It was announced on July 18, 2018, that Beach had died the day before, that is Tuesday 17 July 2018.
Gary Beach Awards and nominations
|1994||Tony Award||Best Featured Actor in a Musical||Beauty and the Beast||Nominated|
|Drama Desk Award||Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical||Won|
|Outer Critics Circle Award||Outstanding Actor in a Musical||Won|
|2004||Tony Award||Best Actor in a Musical||La Cage aux Folles||Nominated|
Gary Beach Career
His TV credits incorporate both the 2003 and 2009 Kennedy Center Honors, Queer as Folk, Murder, She Wrote, Cheers, Sisters, Arli$$, and Saved by the Bell, and also “Recording the Producers,” a narrative for PBS. Shoreline likewise as of late loaned his voice to FOX’s Family Guy where he played Dale, in the now scandalous ‘prohibited from TV’ scene, “Halfway Terms of Endearment” (accessible on DVD).
In 1994, Beach began the comical role of Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, a performance that earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. In 2001, he began the stage part of Roger DeBris in The Producers for which he won the Tony Award for Featured Actor in a Musical. In 2004, he featured as Albin in the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles, earning him his third Tony nomination, this time for Leading Actor. After starring in the 2005 film version of The Producers, Beach came back to his stage part as Roger De Bris while the movie was in release, becoming the first artist to play the same role on Broadway and in movie theaters at the same time. In 2006, Beach assumed the part of Thénardier in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables, a role he had started in the Los Angeles creation. Beforehand, he performed in the ensemble for the 1989 Les Misérables: Complete Symphonic Recording. In March 2008, Beach joined the US national visit cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot ahead of the pack part of King Arthur.
Other Broadway credits included Annie, Doonesbury, The Moony Shapiro Songbook, Broadway Bash, Sweet Adeline (Encores), Something’s Afoot and 1776. He visited broadly with the James Kirkwood parody Legends! Featuring Mary Martin and Carol Channing. In addition to his Broadway credits, Beach was well known for his Summer stock theatre performances. Before his death, he frequently returned to Sacramento as a music circus favorite in shows such as Guys and Dolls; A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum and Spamalot.
In the Social Media – Twitter
RIP Gary Beach, 70, queen of the musical stage pic.twitter.com/TBDjz5kBoP
— Adam Feldman (@FeldmanAdam) July 18, 2018
Broadway has lost one of our best. Gary Beach was a brilliant, inventive actor who brought inspired lunacy and joy to every role he created. Your theater family will miss you, Gary. You were a class act.
— Kevin Chamberlin (@kevinchamberlin) July 18, 2018
RIP to Gary Beach, who left more of a legacy with Beauty and the Beast and The Producers than most actors could dream in a lifetime pic.twitter.com/W7ny9znM6d
— Marc (@MarcSnetiker) July 18, 2018
Very sad news: Tony Winner Gary Beach, Star of Broadway's The Producers and Beauty and the Beast, has died at 70. What a brilliant talent he was. R.I.P., sir… pic.twitter.com/Y3bkniACeA
— Angela Lansbury News (@_AngelaLansbury) July 18, 2018