Timothy Scott (actor, born 1955)

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Timothy Scott Schnell (September 15, 1955[ citation needed ] – February 24, 1988), often credited as Timothy Scott, was an American Broadway actor and dancer. He was born in Morton Grove, Illinois, to parents Richard and Rosemary. [1] He died of AIDS-related complications in Los Angeles at age 32. [2] [3]

He portrayed Mr. Mistoffelees in the original 1982 Broadway production of the musical, Cats "for about 18 months." [4] He appeared in both the Broadway stage and the film versions of A Chorus Line. He also appeared in other theatre works, including Dancin' and King of Hearts . Other film and television productions included Baryshnikov in Hollywood , Captain EO , the 1980 Academy Awards and commercials. [1]

Scott lived with his partner, film editor Norman Buckley. [3] [5]

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  1. 1 2 "Timothy Scott Schnell - originated Cats role". Chicago Sun-Times . February 28, 1988. p. 57. Record no. CHI281629.
  2. "Deaths Elsewhere". St. Petersburg Times . March 3, 1988. p. 7B. Record no. 194.
  3. 1 2 "Obituaries: Timothy Scott, 32; Danced in Hit 'Cats'". Los Angeles Times . 1 March 1988.
  4. "Other deaths...: Timothy Scott". Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Associated Press. March 2, 1988. p. A-2 via NewspaperArchive.com.
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