Thespian Forsythe Dies At 88
Broadway, New York star HENDERSON FORSYTHE has died in Virginia. He was 88. The Tony Award-winning actor made his Broadway debut in THE CELLAR + THE WELL in 1950, and became a sensation as SHERIFF ED EARL DODD in THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, for which he won a Tony Award in 1979. He also made his mark on the stage in EDWARD ALBEE's A DELICATE BALANCE and HAROLD PINTER's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, among many other Broadway credits. TV fans will know Forsythe best for his portrayal of DR DAVID STEWART in hit US daytime soap AS THE WORLD TURNS, while his film credits include 1983 thriller SILKWOOD.