'Jesus Christ Superstar' star Barry Dennen dies at 79
ANI | Updated: Sep 27, 2017 06:06 IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], September 27 (ANI): Barry Dennen, best known for playing Pontius Pilate in both the original Broadway and film versions of 'Jesus Christ Superstar', has passed at the age of 79.
Dennen had suffered a brain injury after a fall at home in June and was in the hospice care where he died, reports Deadline.
The late actor had a brief relationship with Barbra Streisand in the early 1960s, when he helped her to transition from cabaret singer to international superstar diva.
Dennen's long-spanning career also included minor roles in 'The Shining,' 'Fiddler On The Roof' and 'Titanic' and voice roles in popular animation shows such as 'Batman: The Animated Series,' 'DuckTales' and 'Avatar: The Last Airbender.'