Geoffrey Holder Past Away At Age 84
|Geoffrey Holder Past At Age 84|
Holder, who stood an imposing 6-foot-6 and had a deep, mellifluous, Caribbean-lilted voice, was a multitalented performer who easily shifted between painting, theater, film and TV.
He won two Tony awards in 1975 for the musical "The Wiz," the vibrant all-black re-telling of "The Wizard of Oz."
Holder earned awards for best direction and a Tony for best costume design.
With his regal stature made him an unforgettable presence on screen, as well.
|Geoffrey In Live And Let Die|
In later decades he worked with Eddie Murphy in 1992's "Boomerang," and more recently did voice work in 2005's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
Holder also published a Caribbean cookbook in 1973.