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Steve Barton's Death

Born (Birthday) June 26, 1954

Death Date July 21, 2001

Age of Death 47 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession 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.