BROADWAY star Michael McGrath has died aged 65.
The award-winning actor died suddenly on Thursday at his home in Bloomfield, New Jersey.
It remains unknown how McGrath died The Hollywood Reporter.
McGrath is best known for his role as Patsy in the musical Spamalot, which was based on the 1975 film Monty Python and The Holy Grail.
He said Boston Irish In 2014, he said it was “amazing” to star in the production alongside Mike Nichols and Tim Curry.
However, McGrath admitted that when the project was first mentioned, he didn’t know how they would adapt the iconic film into a theatrical production.
As news of his death broke, tributes were paid to McGrath.
Actor Eric Idle, who was a member of the British comedy group Monty Python, posted on Xformerly known as Twitter: “I am very sad to hear that Michael McGrath, our first and beloved Patsy in Spamalot, has passed away.”
“Warm hugs to the whole Spamalot family and very fond memories of a lovely man.”
McGrath was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2005 for his role in Spamalot.
In 2012, he won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his work in the comedy musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”
The production first hit Broadway in 2012 before coming to the UK in 2018.
The actor leaves behind actress Toni Di Buono, to whom he was married for 30 years, and his daughter.