Ron Holgate

Actor + Singer + Director
Born May 26, 1937

Ronald "Ron" Holgate is a American actor and opera singer. He is known for winning the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor as Richard Henry Lee in the original Broadway production of 1776.

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    Google News - Aug 08, 2011
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ron Holgate.


1937 Birth Born on May 26, 1937.


1959 22 Years Old In 1959, Holgate, a bass-baritone, won second prize in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, finishing after Teresa Stratas; he went on to tour with Goldovsky's New England Opera Theater. … Read More
1966 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He and Collins were married from 1966 to 1977. … Read More


1999 62 Years Old 1 More Event
He was Buffalo Bill Cody in the 1999 revised edition of Annie Get Your Gun starring Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat, and in the early 2000s he toured as Caldwell B. Cladwell in the first national tour of the musical Urinetown.
2005 68 Years Old Until 2005, he worked regularly on and Off-Broadway, in regional theatre, and in over a dozen national and international tours.
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