Tony-nominated actor Anthony Chisholm best known for his work in venerated playwright August Wilson’s final installment of the ‘Pittsburgh Cycle died at the age of 77. The news was confirmed by his talent management team. “The Katz Company is saddened to announce the passing of our longtime friend and client, Tony-Nominee, Anthony Chisholm,” Variety quoted president Jeremy Katz.
He added, “Affectionately called ‘Chiz,’ he was an actor and storyteller like none-other, embodying loyalty, devotion, and compassion to his artistry.”
Other than being associated with the stage, he also depicted prisoner Burr Redding in the crime drama ‘Oz’ by HBO.
He also app[ered in many television shows and films including ‘Going in Style,’ Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq,’ ‘Beloved,’ and many others.
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