Playwright Greg Suddeth dies at 55

'Verry Cherry' writer also acted in 'Will and Grace'

Playwright, screenwriter and actor Greg Suddeth died Dec. 19 in Los Angeles. He was 55.

Suddeth had 12 plays produced and was the recipient of several Dramalogue awards for his play “Toe to Toe.” Among the other plays he wrote were “Being of Sound Mind,” “Dance Upon Nothing” and “Very Cherry and Extra Clean.”

His feature screenplay credits include “Prehysteria!,” “Oblivion” and “Pet Shop.”

As an actor, he appeared in films including “The Light,” “Shade” and “Caged Fear,” and in TV shows such as “Pushing Daisies” and “Will and Grace” and in many stage performances.

His final theatrical appearance was at the Lost Studio in 2007, where he appeared as the lead character in the worldwide debut of his play “Angel Feathers.”

He is survived by his wife, Sharon, a son and a daughter.

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