BREAKING NEWS: Broadway legend Dick Latessa passed away just now at the age of 87. The actor was well known for appearing in the original productions of smash hit musicals including creating the roles of Major-Domo in Follies on Broadway and Clem Rogers in The Will Rogers Follies, and most famously Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray (which he won the 2003 Tony Award for Best Performance By A Featured Actor In A Musical). RIP Dick Latessa. you will be missed and you were always TIMELESS TO EVEREYONE!!

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Dick Latessa, a prolific HAIRSPRAY Tony winner, has died.

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