Tony-winning actor Hinton Battle died yesterday at age 67. The tragic news was confirmed by her friend Debbie Allen on social media. The famous dancer and actress wrote: “Today I honor Hinton Battle, my dear friend, who left us last night to dance and sing in God’s Ensemble. He fought this battle to live and create and thus influence audiences and young people around the world. Let us always keep him high in our hearts and minds and speak his name forever.”
He has had a prolific career, appearing in numerous Broadway productions and winning three Tony Awards for his performances. 4,444 Battles Tony Award winner for Best Actor in a Musical for his roles in Tap Dance Kid (1984) and Miss Saigon (1991) He won the award for Best Actor in a Musical. In addition to his stage work, Battle also appeared on television and in movies, demonstrating his versatility in a variety of media.
Hinton Battle movies.
Hinton Battle is best known for his work in theater and has also appeared in several films throughout his career. His film credits include:
Dream girls 2006
Battle had a supporting role in this musical drama, directed by Bill Condon and based on his Broadway musical of the same name.
Standing Ovation 201
the Battle appeared in this musical film directed by Stewart Ruffill.
Harlem Nights 1989
– In this comedy directed by Eddie Murphy and starring an ensemble cast including Murphy, Richard Pryor, and Red Foxx, Battle had a small role.