Vic Vallaro

Vic Vallaro, actor, dancer, producer, choreographer and comic, died Monday from chemotherapy complications in Glendale. He was 66.

His career of more than 40 years in show business began with studies at the Metropolitan Opera School of Ballet in New York. He appeared in 14 seasons of summer stock, four Broadway companies, 13 road companies of “West Side Story” in the lead role of Bernardo, and had numerous TV and film roles including a recurring one in TV’s “Love Is a Many Splendored Thing.”

He also taught at two universities and later segued into standup comedy. He was also on the SAG penison board.

He is survived by his wife Carmen, two sisters and a niece.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday at a 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Hollywood.

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