David Smyrl

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Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Mar 22, 2016 (80)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1935
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Mar 22, 2016 (80)

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Eight-time Emmy Award-winner for his role as Mr. Hanford on Sesame Street from 1990 to 1998 who is also well known as an accomplished voice actor.

Before Fame

He was a coffeehouse poet in the 1960s before being hired to act on the short-lived television series Express Yourself.

Trivia

He was a writer for ABC's Benson and landed a recurring role on NBC's The Cosby Show in addition to working as a gag writer on the show.

Family Life

He resided with his wife Cheryl in both Pennsylvania and Connecticut. He passed away from lung cancer.

Associated With

He was featured in the film The Preacher's Wife that starred Denzel Washington.

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