DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Liam Sullivan (aged 74)
Liam Sullivan (May 18, 1923 – April 19, 1998) was an American actor and singer, originally from Jacksonville, Illinois. He began acting while a student at Illinois College and continued in theater at Harvard University. In 1951 he began his career on Broadway appearing in The Constant Nymph.
DEATH: Sullivan died Sunday, April 19, 1998 in Los Angeles of a heart attack at the age of 74. He had recently completed a role in Mike Nichols’s production of The Little Foxes. At the time of his death, Sullivan was working on two books: a novel and the history of his family’s Eli Bridge Co., which was credited with constructing one of the first Ferris wheels. He was interred at Diamond Grove Cemetery in his native Jacksonville, Illinois.