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Actor Anthony Chisholm Passes Away


Anthony Chisholm, a television, film and Broadway stage actor, has passed away. On Friday, his management agency The Katz Company confirmed the sad news. He was 77.

In a post on social media, they wrote: ‘The Katz Company is saddened to announce the passing of our longtime friend and client, Tony-Nominee, Anthony Chisholm. ‘Affectionately called ‘Chiz,’ he was an actor and storyteller like none-other, embodying loyalty, devotion, and compassion to his artistry. We lost a great one today.’

Chisholm was best known for his role as Mr Doctor Aesop in the Spike Lee movie ‘Chi-Raq‘. He was also popular for appearing in the HBO series Oz from 2001 to 2003. His collaboration with famed playwright August Wilson started in 1990. He auditioned for the play, “Two Trains Running,” and was cast in the role of Wolf. At the Yale Repertory Theatre in Connecticut, Anthony Chisholm performed in the play’s first run. He went on to tour with the show before appearing in it on Broadway in 1992.

He made his film debut in ‘Uptight’. The actor also starred in Gem of the Ocean, Premium Rush, Coalition, Dream Street, Law and Order: SVU, High Maintenance. He also appeared in Going in Style with Morgan Freeman, Christopher Lloyd and Michael Caine.

Anthony Chisholm is survived by his son, Alexander and his daughter Che, son-in-law Peter and grandchildren Ravi and Avani.

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