Richards Woods

Actor Richards Woods died of cancer Jan. 16 at Englewood (N.J.) Hospital. He was 77.

His many Broadway credits included “You Can’t Take It With You,” “Sail Away,” “Murder Among Friends,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Coco,” “The Last of Mrs. Lincoln” and “The Royal Family.”

Also in New York, he appeared in the Circle in the Square productions of “Design for Living,” “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” “Man and Superman” and “The Father.”

From 1962 to 1969 he performed in more than 30 productions with APA-Phoenix. His many regional theater appearances included plays at Long Wharf, Yale Repertory and the Williamstown Theater Festival.

On film he appeared in “Mr. North,” “Miller’s Crossing,” “The Hudsucker Proxy,” “Lolita” and “In and Out.”

Woods is survived by two nieces, a nephew and a stepsister.

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