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Tiger Haynes

Tiger Haynes, a musician and actor who created the role of the Tin Man in the Broadway musical “The Wiz,” died Tuesday of cardiac arrest.

He was 79.

In the 1940s, Haynes played guitar with the Three Flames and appeared on NBC’s “The Three Flames Show.”

He appeared in the films “Jungle Fever” and “Moscow on the Hudson” and on TV’s “The Cosby Show” and “In the Heat of the Night.”

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