Robert LuPone

Veteran Broadway performer Robert LuPone passes away at 76

Robert LuPone, who played Tony Soprano’s family doctor in “A Chorus Line” and was nominated for a Tony for his role in “A Chorus Line,” was one of the founders and the executive director of the well-known off-Broadway theatre company MCC Theater. Sad to say, the actor died on Saturday after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler of MCC Theater wrote in a letter that Patti LuPone’s brother, Robert LuPone, had been getting cancer treatment for more than three years. Robert LuPone is the brother of the legendary Broadway and Tony Award winner Patti LuPone.

American actor and artistic director Robert LuPone was born on July 29, 1946, and died on August 27, 2022. He was in movies and on TV, and he also did shows on stage. He was Patti LuPone’s older brother. He was in a number of well-known TV shows, like “Law & Order,” “Guiding Light,” “Gossip Girl,” “Sex and the City,” “Smash,” “Billions,” “The Affair,” and “All My Children.” Robert was also up for a Daytime Emmy in 1985.

The actor has been in “The Doors” (1991), “Palookaville” (1995), “Dead Presidents” (1995), and “Funny Games” (1995), among other movies (2007). He also made the plays Reasons to Be Pretty (2008) and Frozen, which were both up for a Tony Award (2004).

LuPone has also been in a number of off-Broadway shows, such as Twelfth Night (1980), Black Angel (1982), and Lennon (1993). (1982).

Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler of MCC Theater wrote in a letter, “Bob was a force, an advocate, complicated in the richest ways, full of the joy of youth, and truly wise as he dug into our souls.” He was our best friend.

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