Tony-nominated actor Anthony Chisholm dies at 77

October 17, 2020

Stage, TV, and film actor Anthony Chisholm has passed away.

He was 77.

The Katz Company revealed his death on Friday, according to Deadline.

Born in 1943 in Cleveland Ohio, he served as platoon leader in the U.S. Army before kicking off his entertainment career.

He first appeared in a performance of “The Boys” at The Threepenny Opera.

From there he made his film debut in "Uptight" before adding high-profile roles in Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq,” along with TV appearances on “High Maintenance” and “Law & Order: SVU.”

Other credits include “Premium Rush,” “Dream Street,” and “Going in Style” alongside Morgan Freeman, Christopher Lloyd, and Michael Caine.

He received several awards for his performances including the NAACP Theatre Award and a Tony award nomination.

He is survived by his two children: son Alexander and daughter Che. He is also survived by his son-in-law, Peter, and grandchildren, Ravi and Avani.

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