Ronnie Welsh

Ronnie Welsh, actor and cabaret performer, died Tuesday in New York of brain cancer. He was 52.

Welsh made his radio debut at age 12 on “The Guiding Light” and appeared on the TV show “You Are There” the same year.

For four years he appeared on “As the World Turns” and was in the cast of “The Edge of Night” for three years.

He performed in both the TV and film versions of Rod Serling’s “Patterns,” and appeared on such TV programs as “The U.S. Steel Hour” and “Goodyear Playhouse.”

On stage he appeared with Michael Redgrave in “The Sleeping Prince,” Elizabeth Ashley in “Take Her, She’s Mine” and William Bendix in “Father of the Bride.”

He also took over for Robert Morse in the Broadway production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”

Welsh briefly served a stint as an agent for Peter Witt Agency and the Arthur Kennard Agency.

Viewing will be held today and Friday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Connors Funeral Home, Broadway and 207th Street, New York.

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