Who is Tony Award Winner and Broadway Star Michael McGrath?
Tony Winner Michael McGrath passed away at age 65 his family announced via publicist Lisa Goldberg.
Although they did not reveal a cause of death at that time.
But who is Michael McGrath? A talented performer who touched many lives in his three-decade career.
Since the star’s shock death, many have recalled the man fondly, often describing him as confident, energetic and a comedian.
However, McGrath’s daughter Katie took the time to share many heartfelt condolences on her Instagram page.
Such as, actor Phil Sloves, who wrote, “this one hurts on so many levels.”
And he is not the only one, with many others taking to X to share their thoughts.
First among many were representatives from the Tony Awards.
Today, we mourn the loss of the incredibly talented actor, Michael McGrath. 🤍 Your legacy will forever light up the stage. pic.twitter.com/xRyiqQLBt2
— The Tony Awards (@TheTonyAwards) September 15, 2023
And people who were lucky enough to share the stage with McGrath and call him friend expressed their grief over such a loss of talent.
While others remember McGrath as a “comedic genius” and a gentle man who will be missed both on stage and as a friend.
Michael McGrath was a comedic genius and my dear friend. This is the end of an era. Thank God I knew him. I love you and will miss you, Tic Tac. King of the knuckleheads. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/ZiyTRKmqHz
— Kristin Chenoweth (@KChenoweth) September 15, 2023
Very saddened to hear that Michael McGrath our first and most beloved Patsy in Spamalot, has passed away. Warm hugs to all the Spamalot family and very happy memories of a lovely man.
— Eric Idle (@EricIdle) September 15, 2023
Some of the best moments of Michael McGrath’s career.
Patsy in ‘Spamalot’ earned McGrath his first Tony Award in 2005.
And a decade later he earned a nomination and subsequently won “best actor” for ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ as Cookie McGee.
Michael McGrath also had accolades for two Drama Desk Award nominations for his roles in ‘Spamalot’ and ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It.’
Read more of McGrath’s credits here.
The Broadway actor is survived by his wife, Toni Di Buono and their daughter Katie Claire McGrath.
Rest in Peace Michael McGrath
Published by HOLR Magazine