Prolific actor and director Norman Lloyd dies at age 106 | Inquirer Entertainment
Close  

Prolific actor and director Norman Lloyd dies at age 106

/ 06:46 AM May 12, 2021
Actor Norman Lloyd poses during 50th anniversary screening of musical drama film "The Sound of Music" at the opening night gala of the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles

FILE PHOTO: Actor Norman Lloyd poses during 50th anniversary screening of musical drama film “The Sound of Music” at the opening night gala of the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, California March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian/File Photo

LOS ANGELES — American actor, producer and director Norman Lloyd, whose career of more than 80 years included collaborations with legends such as Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles, has died at the age of 106, Variety and Deadline Hollywood reported on Tuesday.

Variety said Lloyd’s friend and fellow producer Dean Hargrove confirmed the death, saying Lloyd died on Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles.

ADVERTISEMENT

Reuters could not immediately confirm the news.

Lloyd had a long run as cancer-stricken Dr. Auschlander on the television hospital drama “St. Elsewhere” in the 1980s.

FEATURED STORIES

His last movie appearance as an actor was in the 2015 raunchy comedy “Trainwreck,” starring Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow.

“(Lloyd) lit up the set every moment he was on it,” Apatow wrote in Vanity Fair at the time.

Lloyd’s movie work also included Martin Scorsese’s “The Age of Innocence” in 1993 and playing the headmaster opposite Robin Williams in the 1989 film “Dead Poets Society.”

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Dead Poets Society, Dr. Auschlander, Norman Lloyd
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.