NEW YORK — Broadway star and five-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell has died. She was 61.
Her husband, actor and playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, says she died on Sunday at her Manhattan residence following a protracted battle with most cancers.
Maxwell made her Broadway debut as an understudy within the 1989 manufacturing of the musical “Metropolis of Angels.”
She acquired 5 Tony Award nominations over the course of her profession, the primary in 2005 for the musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” She additionally was nominated for her work in “Coram Boy” in 2007, “Lend Me a Tenor” and “The Royal Household,” each in 2010, and “Follies” in 2012.
Maxwell additionally appeared on the small display screen in episodes of exhibits together with “Legislation & Order,” ”All My Kids,” ”Gossip Lady” and “The Good Spouse.”