Obituary of Ben Vereen

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Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen (born October 10th, 1946 in Laurinburg, North Carolina) was an Stage Actor who was best known for being cast in the original Broadway productions of the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar". Benjamin died on May 24th, 2024 (TBV) and his death was possibly because of an accidental exposure to a virus.

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Ben Vereen Biography Wiki:

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Mountain Dew
    • Favorite Color: Lime (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Ben's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Benjamin Augustus Middleton
    • Father: James Vereen
    • Mother: Pauline Vereen
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Andrea Townsley (married 1966-divorced 1974)
      • Nancy Bruner (married 1976-divorced 2012)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

Stage ActorSinger American Born on October 10th Born in 1946 Born in North Carolina

Quotable Quotes:

"If you fail to prepare then you are a failure and you will die alone."

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."

"Don't point that gun at him. He's an unpaid intern."

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"If we plant the right seeds, tomorrow will be better. If you put out good things, then you'll get good things back. That's part of our responsibility as entertainers." (IMDB)

"Born in the Bronx, Ben Vereen won a Tony Award for his role in the play Waitress. In his later years, Vereen dedicated himself to making a difference in the world. Vereen died on September 25, 2016 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. (V)"

"Ben Vereen lived a legendary life, filled with immense talent, passion, and grace, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire generations to come. (V)"

Is Mr. Ben Vereen still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Related Links:

Ben Vereen on Wikipedia.org
Ben Vereen at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-04 16:43:04
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Ben Vereen on Wikipedia


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