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Paul Rudd, Former Broadway Actor, Dies At Age 70

Paul Rudd, who acted in the 1960s and 1970s, died August 10 in Greenwich, Connecticut, the Hartford Courant's Behind the Curtain Blog reports.  Rudd, who was seventy years old, died of pancreatic cancer. 

Rudd's Broadway credits included AH WILDERNESS, THE NATIONAL HEALTH, BOSOMS AND NEGLECT, STREAMERS, A CRY OF PLAYERS, IN THE MATTER OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER, ROMEO AND JULIET, and THE GLASS MENAGERIE.

Rudd also appeared on television in 'Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye,' in which he played John Kennedy, and 'Beacon Hill.' 

Rudd departed from acting in 1984 in order to bring up his children; he later became a teacher, the Courant reports.

A memorial service will be held on August 15 at 2pm at the Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich, the Courant reports.

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