Harvey Evans, actor in Broadway’s golden years, dies in N.J.

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Harvey Evans, an actor, singer and dancer who had a knack for landing roles in the original Broadway productions of such classics as “West Side Story,” “Follies” “Hello, Dolly!” and “Gypsy,” has died in an assisted-living facility in northern New Jersey. He was 80. Evans died Christmas Eve at the Actors Fund Home in the Bergen County city of Englewood, said Lawrence Leritz, a friend and Broadway actor, dancer, singer, producer and director. “He was dearly loved by the Broadway community. Very kind, embracing, funny and always had a smile on his face,” Leritz said. “I can’t ever remember not be…

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