Ron Leibman, who won a Tony Award for his exhibition in the Broadway play Angels in America and an Emmy Award on the fleeting CBS show Kaz, passed on Friday evening at 82 years old.
Leibman’s demise was affirmed to NPR by his specialist, Robert Atterman, CEO of Abrams Artists Agency. No different subtleties were accessible. The New York-conceived on-screen character and stage veteran was additionally known for playing Dr. Leonard Green, the dad of Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel Green, on TV’s Friends.
Leibman’s Emmy came in 1979 when he played Martin “Kaz” Kazinsky, a sentenced criminal who turns into a criminal lawyer. In 2011, he kidded about how he won the honor and afterward the show was dropped after just 23 scenes. That equivalent year he played an association coordinator in Norma Rae inverse Sally Field whose break-out execution gathered an Oscar.
His Tony Award came in 1993 for his depiction of the notorious legal counselor Roy Cohn in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, a play about the AIDS emergency during the 1980s. Leibman additionally featured in films, for example, Slaughterhouse-Five and Where’s Poppa?