Robert LuPone, the famous ‘Sopranos’ star, dies of cancer at 76

The actor passed away. Robert Bob LuPone, who is now 76 years old, is most remembered for his role as the physician Bruce Kusaman in the television series “The Sopranos.” According to reports in US media, the American actor who had been nominated for the honor Tony passed away following a three-year fight against pancreatic cancer.

The actor’s theater, MCC, which he established some four decades ago, has now verified the news of his passing away.

“He was unafraid and lived his life with a tremendous curiosity, a sense of humor, an endless desire, and a lot of different emotions. We will grievously and indelibly mourn him always “the play was written by the MCC theater crew. Fans of “The Sopranos” will recall his character as Tony Soprano’s first neighbor and as well as the family doctor. However, he is also known for his roles in the television series “Law & Order,” “Sex and the City,” and “All My Children,” for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.

Robert LuPone was born in Brooklyn in 1946, and he received his degree in dance from “Juilliard” in 1968. Robert is the brother of the actress Patti LuPone. In the same year, he made his debut on Broadway.

In 1976, he was given the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in “A Chorus Line,” in which he had the role of Zak. At the time, the iconic show written by Michael Bennett was shattering previous box office records on Broadway.

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