Dick Latessa

  • Born: September 15, 1929
  • Died: December 20, 2016
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Dick Latessa

Actor won a Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical for "Hairspray"...

Dick Latessa, an actor who won a Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical for "Hairspray," died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the Family's..My condolences to the Family's.

Posted by A friend   September 13, 2019

So sorry to have missed learning about Dick Latessa until now. Our belated condolences to Gina and Gabby.
Annette and Allan Needle

Posted by Allan Needle - New York, NY - friend   April 10, 2019

I know his daughter Gina and love her like a sister. My heart breaks for you darling girl and for your entire family. May you father rest in peace.

Posted by Roseanne Pickering - Jefferson City, MO - friend   March 03, 2019


RIP Mr. Latessa..
Will always remember you as Clem Rogers (Will Rogers Father in The Will Rogers Follies) Working with him at the Palace theater was a highlight of my Life working there. He was/is an amazing Man & Actor.

Posted by Ralph Uerdaz - GA   September 21, 2017

My sincere condolences for your loss. Psalms 29:11 says that God will give you strength during this hard time.

Posted by A friend   December 31, 2016


Posted by michelle plakas-kaiser - kaiserslautern, germany   December 28, 2016

To the family and friends of Dick Latessa. You have my deepest sympathies.May the God of all bring you comfort at this difficult time..

Posted by A friend   December 25, 2016

I had the pleasure of meeting him as well as seeing him in Broadway shows. He was a sweet man who brought joy to so many. My condolences to his family.

Posted by Barry Wakser - Uniontown, OH   December 25, 2016

May your beloved R.I.P and may prayers and memories shared together comfort and console aching hearts.

Posted by A friend   December 24, 2016

I, along with the millions of fans of 'The Edge of Night' mourn the passing of Mr. Latessa, who played Noel Douglas.

Posted by William Reynolds - Ossining, NY   December 22, 2016

We love you Dick and have many fun memories! we will miss you, Marjorie and Rob

Posted by A friend   December 22, 2016

We love you and have lots of fun memories! I still carry your legend card!! Rob and Marjorie

Posted by A friend   December 22, 2016

Offering my condolences to the family, I am sure he will be missed, but your special memories can help you to cope with the pain and the support from others.

Posted by Foster    December 22, 2016

Deepest Sympathy.
Joh.5 : 28

Posted by VM - VA   December 22, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by J    December 22, 2016

Please accept my sympathies. Know that the Father of tender mercies feel your pain and sorrow. Isaiah 61:1,2 says: "He sent me (Jesus Christ) to bind up the brokenhearted, . . . and to comfort all who mourn, . . . "

Posted by A friend   December 21, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by J    December 21, 2016

My prayers are with you and your love one.

Posted by A friend   December 21, 2016

A lovely man as well as a very talented actor.
He will be missed!

Posted by Joanna Bergmann - New York, NY   December 21, 2016

What a wonderful and blessed life! May Dick Latessa forever live in our hearts and in God's book of life.

Posted by A friend   December 21, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by - OH   December 21, 2016

May the God of all peace bring comfort to the Latessa family at this difficult time.

Posted by carlotta    December 20, 2016

I am deeply sorry about your loss. May the God of all comfort be with the family during this difficult moment.

Posted by - NY   December 20, 2016

May our loving God give you the strength needed during this time and may he provide comfort from above

Posted by Phillips - Lithonia, GA   December 20, 2016

I was sorry to read about the loss of your loved. May the peace of GOD be with you all.

Posted by Ayn Black    December 20, 2016


Posted by Valenda Newell - Indianapolis, IN   December 20, 2016


Posted by Linda Tracy - Cleveland, OH   December 20, 2016


A gifted actor.Rest in Peace

Posted by Steve - Altamonte, FL   December 20, 2016

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Dick Latessa