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Norman Lloyd, ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Dead Poets Society’ actor, dead at 106

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to Deadline. He reportedly died in his sleep at his Los Angeles home.Born in New Jersey, Lloyd got his start acting in New York in the 1930s, the Wrap reported.

One of his first big roles was Cinna the Poet in an acclaimed 1937 adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” when he was a charter member of Orson Welles and John Houseman’s Mercury Theatre.

Lloyd was originally cast in Welles’ infamous “Citizen Kane,” Deadline reported, but quit the project due to budget problems.That’s when he got his big break on the big screen, with none other than Alfred Hitchcock in 1942’s “Saboteur” and 1945’s “Spellbound.” Lloyd later worked with the acclaimed director again as associate producer on the series “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”“The network told.

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