Who Won the 1970
Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical

Cleavon Little

("Purlie")

1969 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner
1971  Winner

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'Hell on Wheels' Is Both a Tactical Homage to the Western Genre and a Postmodern Pastiche

PopMatters
Elam's eventual rise to law enforcer updates a serious twist on Cleavon Little's Sheriff Bart in Mel Brooks' classic parody Blazing Saddles. In industry terms, Blazing Saddles represented a cultural turning point for the Western genre, as the genre's ...

1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

REVIEW: Mel Brooks still sits high in the 'Saddle' at Easton's State ...

Allentown Morning Call
The 90-year-old producer/actor/comedian, who presented his iconic film “Blazing Saddles” with a talk and question-and-answer period, specifically asked those ...


1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Mel Brooks, coming to Easton, on why 'Blazing Saddles' is THE ...

Allentown Morning Call
Mel Brooks is hilarious in an interview before his show at Easton's State Theatre.

1970 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Musical Winner Cleavon Little News

Tony-winner Fritz Weaver, TV and Broadway star, dies at 90 : Times ...

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ap file photo From left, Tony Award winners Cleavon Little, who won best actor in a musical for “Purlie,” Lauren Bacall, won best actress in a musical for ...

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