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Lawrence Clayton dies at age 64 following battle with glioblastoma cancer

Lawrence Clayton, who starred in Broadway shows The Color Purple and Dreamgirls, dies at age 64 following battle with glioblastoma cancer

Broadway actor Lawrence Clayton, who starred in The Color Purple and Dreamgirls, has died at age 64 following a battle with glioblastoma cancer.

Clayton passed away on November 2 after a two-year-long battle with the disease, according to Deadline.

Clayton made his Broadway debut playing songwriter C.C. White in 1981’s Dreamgirls, followed by Old Mister in the 2015 revival of The Color Purple.

Broadway actor Lawrence Clayton, who starred in the shows Dreamgirls and The Color Purple, has died at age 64 following a battle with glioblastoma cancer

Since making his Broadway debut in the early 80s, Clayton appeared in a number of other shows, including The High Rollers Social And Pleasure Club, The Civil War, and It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues.

On top of his stage credits, Clayton also appeared in multiple television shows such as Pose, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Homeland.

Off stage, he was a father to son Matthew with wife Linda. 

Since making his Broadway debut in the early 80s, Clayton appeared in a number of other Broadway shows, including The High Rollers Social And Pleasure Club, The Civil War, and It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues

Since making his Broadway debut in the early 80s, Clayton appeared in a number of other Broadway shows, including The High Rollers Social And Pleasure Club, The Civil War, and It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues

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