Tony, Emmy winning actor Barnard Hughes, July 11 Barnard Hughes, who won a Tony for his portrayal of the curmudgeonly title character in Hugh Leonard's Da, died on Tuesday, July 11, 2006, after a brief illness. He was 90. Among his many movies: Midnight Cowboy, The Hospital, Cold Turkey, Where's Poppa?, Oh, God!, Maxie, The Lost Boys, Doc Hollywood, Sister Act 2 and Cradle Will Rock. Hughes also worked extensively in television, appearing on such shows as Playhouse 90, Kraft Theatre, Doc and Blossom. He won an Emmy in 1977 for a guest-starring stint on Lou Grant. This photo shows Hughes, front, and fellow actor Brian Murray during a Broadway performance of Da in 1978.
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