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Philip Bosco, Lend Me a Tenor Actor who Won Tony Award, Dies at Age 88

Updated On 05 Dec, 2018 Published On

Philip Bosco, the Tony Award Award-winning actor best known for his recurring roles in films The Savages and Working Girl, has died. He was 88.

His death was confirmed by his daughter Celia Bosco who said her father died on Monday, December 3, at his home in Haworth, New Jersey.

As for the cause of death, the actor passed away due to the complications with dementia (commonly caused by Alzheimer's disease).

Philip was a Broadway veteran actor. He won a Tony Award for best actor for his role in the comedy Lend Me a Tenor in 1989.

Additionally, he was nominated for his performances in The Rape of the Belt, You Never Can TellHeartbreak House and Moon Over Buffalo.

Philip, who worked in a carnival as a trailer truck driver before starting his acting career, also appeared in a production of Twelve Angry Men in 2014.

His funeral service will be announced in the coming days. Rest In Peace Philip Bosco!

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