Llewellyn Thomas (Robert Bernard Thomas)

Actor

Actor Robert Bernard Thomas, known professionally as Llewellyn Thomas, died Nov. 18, 2002, in Lincoln Park, N.J. after a lingering illness. He was 72.

New Jersey native spent his early childhood in Swansea, Wales. He held a bachelor’s degree in education arts from William Paterson U, and a master’s degree in history and geography from Montclair U. in New Jersey Mr. Thomas taught high school in Paterson, N.J., for a decade, followed by a 20-year career as an actor-singer in NYC.

Military veteran was stationed in Japan a veteran during the Korean War.

He was active in AEA, SAG and AFTRA and appeared in legiters including “The Drunkard,” “Carousel” starring Howard Keel, “The Sound of Music” starring Jane Powell, “Hello, Dolly!” starring Betsey Palmer and numerous others.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth; three children, and grandchildren.

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