The stage actor Anthony Newley died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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British actor and lyricist for the musical Stop the World – I Want to Get Off and won a Tony Award. He wrote Nina Simone’s famed hit “Feeling Good.”
He married Ann Lynn in 1956, Joan Collins in 1963, and Dareth Rich in 1971. He was also involved with Gina Fratini.
Anthony Newley, the versatile British entertainer who achieved international stardom in 1961 with the musical ”Stop the World — I Want to Get Off,” died on Wednesday, March 14, 1999, at his home in Jensen Beach, Fla. He was 67. The cause was cancer, said his former wife, Dareth Newley Dunn
It’s rather nice to think that a song such as ‘What Kind of Fool Am I?’ is a standard that will be around for many, many years.
I’m not a trained musician or singer, but I can turn out a song.
I’ve enjoyed appearing in Atlantic City. East Coast audiences are a bit brighter than Las Vegas audiences. I think most entertainers will tell you the same thing. The East Coast audiences are more perceptive – especially when it comes to a performer with a theatrical background.
I went to Vegas for 22 years, married some absolutely charming women, and gave them all my money.
I sleep till one, and I’m always surprised when someone in blue rinse on a talk show says, ‘You’re a genius, Mr. Newley, you do so many things.’ Tony Newley never realized his potential, did the things he should have done.