Anthony Chisholm, the actor who performed Burr Redding on HBO’s jail drama Oz, has died at the age of 77. Although no reason behind loss of life was instantly given, his passing was confirmed by The Katz Company.
Best identified for his recurring work on Oz‘s final three seasons, Chisholm starred in a complete of 23 episodes from 2001-2003. (*77*) different TV credit embody Law & Order: SVU,High Maintenance, Random Acts of Flyness, Hack and final 12 months’s Hulu drama Wu-Tang: An American Saga.
Chisholm was a prolific stage veteran who ceaselessly collaborated with playwright August Wilson. He starred as Wolf within the unique run of Wilson’s Two Trains Running, which debuted at the Yale Repertory in 1990 and on Broadway in 1992. He additionally carried out in Wilson’sJitney and the primary runs of Gem of the OceanandRadio Golf, the latter of which earned Chisholm a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2007.
In 2017, he returned to Broadway for the revival of Jitney, which finally gained the Tony for Best Revival of a Play. He continued performing within the manufacturing’s nationwide tour which spanned from September 2019 via February 2020.
Other notable credit embody the cult traditionalPutney Swope, Jonathan Demme’s BelovedandSpike Lee’sChi-Raq.
The actor is survived by his son, Alexander Chisholm, his daughter, Che Chisholm and her husband, plus his two grandchildren.