Fyvush Finkel, an award winning off-Broadway actor who built an eight-decade career on stage, has reportedly died at 93.
The Yiddish Artists & Friends Actors Club told Broadway World that Finkel died Sunday morning.
Finkel, who played several roles in different productions of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, started working as a child actor in Jewish shows on Second Avenue in Manhattan.
He won an Obie Award for his role in Cafe Crown and an Emmy for a role in Picket Fences.
A funeral will be held Wednesday at the Sutton Place Synagogue on East 51st Street in Manhattan.
This story "Fyvush Finkel, Beloved Star of Yiddish Theater, Dies at 93" was written by Forward Staff.