Steve Barton’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 26, 1954

Death Date

Jul 21, 2001

Age of Death

47 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Stage Actor

The stage actor Steve Barton died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Late stage actor who won critical acclaim for roles like Raoul in Phantom of the Opera and the Beast in Beauty and the Beast. He sadly committed suicide in Bremen, Germany at age forty-seven.

He was married to Denny Berry, with whom he had a son named Edward.

Steve Barton, who played Raoul, the dashing, romantic lead in the original London and Broadway productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ”Phantom of the Opera,” died on July 21 in Bremen, Germany, where he had gone to make a recording. He was 47. The cause was heart failure, his publicity agents said.