Updates on the death of Michael McGrath – Broadway actor and Spamalot star dies “suddenly” at the age of 65, but the cause remains unknown

SPAMALOT star and Broadway legend Michael McGrath has died at the age of 65, his publicist has confirmed.

The award-winning actor died suddenly at his home in Bloomfield. New Jersey on Thursday.

It is currently unknown how McGrath died The Hollywood Reporter.

McGrath is best known for his role as Patsy in the musical Spamalot, which was based on the 1975 film Monty Python and The Holy Grail.

In 2012 he won one Tony Award for his work in the comedy musical Nice Work If You Can Get It as Best Actor in a Musical.

Read our live blog below for the latest tributes and updates…

  • Eric Idle pays tribute to the legendary Broadway actor

    Monty Python’s Eric Idle has paid tribute to Michael McGrath.

    He wrote: “It saddens me to hear that Michael McGrath, our first and beloved Patsy in Spamalot, has passed away.”

    “Warm hugs to the whole Spamalot family and very fond memories of a lovely man.”

  • Michael McGrath has died at the age of 65

    Tony Award-winning actor Michael McGrath — who had more than 15 credits to his credit since his 1992 Broadway debut in the musical My Favorite Year — died Thursday at his home in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

    His publicist confirmed the sad news diversity magazine


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