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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 May 1937Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ron Holgate was born on May 26, 1937 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA. He is an actor, known for 1776 (1972), Men of Means (1999) and Cabeza de Vaca (1962). He has been married to Amy DeGange since 1989. They have two children. He was previously married to Dorothy Collins.

Spouse (2)

Amy DeGange (1989 - present) (2 children)
Dorothy Collins (1966 - 1977) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (14)

Opera singer
Tony Award winner (Featured Actor) for "1776"
Graduate of Northwestern University; additional training at the New England Conservatory
Won 2nd prize in the 1958 Metropolitan Opera auditions
Won Broadway's 1969 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) for playing Richard Henry Lee in "1776," a role he recreated in the film version of the same name, 1776 (1972). He was also nominated for the Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) Tony in 1979 for "The Grand Tour."
Portrayed Richard Henry Lee in the original Broadway stage version of 1776 and reprised his role in the movie 1776 (1972).
He was nominated for a 1984 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Musical for "Windy City" at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Appearing in "Heroes" at the Clurman Theatre, New York City, NY [February 2009]
Directing "Rigoletto" at the Syracuse Opera [October 2007]
Appearing in "Heroes" at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA [November 2009]
San Diego, CA, USA: Appearing in "The Scottsboro Boys" at the Old Globe [April 2012]
Playing Caldwell B. Cladwell in the national tour of Urinetown [June 2003]
Directing "1776" at the New York State Theatre Institute [March 2008]
Philadelphia, PA, USA: Appearing in "The Scottsboro Boys" at the Philadelphia Theatre Company. [January 2012]

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