Stage and TV Star David Canary Passes Away at 77

BroadwayWorld has just learned that stage and screen actor David Canary passed away on November 16 from natural causes. He was 77 years old.

Canary appeared on Broadway with Colleen Dewhurst in Great Day In The Morning and with Geraldine Page in Tennessee Williams' Clothes For A Summer Horse. He did numerous musical/stage roles in shows such as Kismet, Man Of La Mancha, and The Fantastics, as well as dramatic performances in The Seagull and Macbeth.

David's first daytime television role was on Search for Tomorrow where he played the short-term role of Liza Walton's agent. He had two short stints on The Doctors as Far Wind, a Jim Jones like cult leader who took the hospital staff hostage.

On New Year's Eve 1983, he joined the cast of All My Children in the role of the cunning Adam Chandler. Canary retired from full-time acting and departed from All My Children in April 2010. Other prime-time television guest appearances include: Law & Order, Touched by an Angel, S.W.A.T., Primas, Alias Smith and Jones, Police Story, Kung-Fu, Hawaii Five-O,Remember WENN, and Cimarron Strip.




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