Barry Newman, best known for his role in the cult action thriller vanishing pointHe died in a New York City hospital on May 11, according to multiple reports.
The Emmy-nominated star was 92 years old. No further details about his death were disclosed.
Newman is survived by his wife, Angela, who confirmed her husband’s death on Sunday. Hollywood Reporter. His friends also confirmed the news on social media. Deadline.
in a tribute shared with THRAngela stated that Newman “is a rock to many people whose spirit she has lifted and allowed to be free.” “He was truly a light for many, with an incredible, hilarious sense of humor that brightened everything and everyone.”
Theater, cinema and TV series actor, who is also known for his leading role in the 1974 production of Law, PetrocelliHe grew up in Boston. While studying at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, she met Lee Strasberg and decided she wanted to be an actress. After graduating, she worked at the Big Apple with an influential acting teacher.
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Newman has acted in feature films such as: daylight with Sylvester Stallone in 1996, Archer Stephen Soderbergh with Steve Martin and the late Peter Fonda in 1999 Lime same year.
In 2009, Newman was diagnosed with cancer of the vocal cords, which limited his acting work, with multiple per-sales points. His last project was the 2022s. Finding HannahFilmed in 2019.
That same year, Newman spoke for the first time when he rose to fame with the 1971s. vanishing pointIt is one of Steven Spielberg’s favorite movies. The cult film didn’t become an overnight success in the US, but when it premiered in London, “people lined up in the neighborhood to see it,” Newman told Paul Rowlands. THR.
“In England I was a hero and in America I was just a man packing his bags at the plane terminal!”