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Robert Easton dies at 81; Henry Higgins of Hollywood
Robert Easton dies at 81; Henry Higgins of Hollywood

Robert Easton, a character actor whose command of a vast array of foreign and American regional accents led to a flourishing second career as a dialect coach to Hollywood stars such as Charlton Heston and Anne Hathaway, has died. He was 81. Often called the Henry Higgins of Hollywood, he died of natural causes Friday at his home in Toluca Lake, said his daughter, Heather Woodruff Perry. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Robert Easton: The obituary of actor and dialect coach Robert Easton in the Dec. 22 LATExtra section incorrectly identified Heather Woodruff Perry as Easton's daughter. She has advised that she was not officially adopted. — -------------------- A consummate...

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