Beloved Broadway Star Hinton Battle, Known for ‘The Wiz’ Role, Dies at 67

Hinton Battle, renowned for his role as the scarecrow in Broadway’s ‘The Wiz,’ has passed away at the age of 67.

He battled a long illness before his death on January 30. While details of his health condition remain undisclosed, his family has chosen not to disclose the cause of death.

His contributions to Broadway earned him three Tony Awards, and he left a lasting impact on the industry.

His passing is mourned by fans and colleagues alike, including Jennifer Hudson, who shared her condolences on social media.

Hinton Battle’s legacy in theater and film will be remembered fondly.

(Credit to Parade for the original news.)

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