BREAKING NEWS: Emmy Award winning actor and Broadway favorite Peter Scolari passed away today at the age of 66 after a 2 year battle with cancer. What an unforgettable life and legacy he had within the Entertainment industry.
Most people remember Scolari for performances on TV in…..
his portrayal of “Michael Harris” in the hit series Newhart,
a recurring role on the hit TV series Girls,
Scolari also had an unforgettable career here on the Great Bright Way 6 TIMES appearing in BOTH Musicals and Plays. That consisted of….
his Broadway debut in 2003 as “Wilbur Turnblad” in Hairspray.
in 2004 in the short-lived revival of Sky Fox,
in 2012’s short lived basketball play Magic Bird,
in 2013 (opposite BFF Tom Hanks) as “Michael Daily” in Lucky Guy,
in 2014 in the short-lived musical as “Yogi Berra” in Bronx Bombers,
last seen in 2016 for a year long run as “The Wizard” in WICKED.
Our hearts are broken.
We send our love, prayers, and thoughts to Peter’s family and all the friends and fans who loved him.
RIP Peter Scolari.