Broadway star Jan Maxwell dies at 61

Jan Maxwell, the Broadway actress and five-time Tony Award nominee, has died at the age of 61.

Her husband, actor and playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, told the Associated Press she died Sunday at her Manhattan home following a long battle with cancer.

Maxwell made her Broadway debut as an understudy for the 1989 musical City of Angels. She went on to become a celebrated and respected stage actress, earning five Tony nominations within seven years: for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2005), Coram Boy (2007), Lend Me a Tenor and The Royal Family (both in...

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By: Entertainment Weekly - 5 days ago

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