Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder

October 7, 2014 6:11 PM

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Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career.

Born in Trinidad, the actor was well known for his grand stature, "hearty laugh" and heavily accented bass voice. In 1952, the choreographer Agnes de Mille saw Holder dance on Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands. She invited him to New York where he would eventually teach at the Katherine Dunham School ...

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