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Tom Jones


Mr. Jones' connection to the record-breaking musical extended beyond his writing; he also created the role of Henry (The Old Actor), under the stage name Thomas Bruce, in the original production. He would return to the role numerous times, including in 2010 in the revival as it celebrated its 50th anniversary.

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  • Born: Feb 17, 1928 in Littlefield, Texas, USA
  • Death: Aug 11, 2023 in Sharon, Connecticut, USA


Drama Desk Award
1961 Vernon Rice Award The Fantasticks Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1975 Special Award Portfolio Studio Winner
Tony Award
1967 Composer and Lyricist Nominee
1964 Composer and Lyricist Nominee

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