Dominican actors died as a result of Myocardial infarction

Here are 2 famous actors from Dominican Republic died in Myocardial infarction:

Nelson de la Rosa

Nelson de la Rosa (September 6, 1968 Bayaguana-October 22, 2006 Providence) a.k.a. Mahow was a Dominican actor.

He was known for his small stature, standing at only 2 feet 4 inches tall, and for being recognized by the Guinness World Records as the shortest living man in the world from 1990 to 1997. Nelson gained recognition for his role as Little Moe in the 1996 film The Island of Dr. Moreau, alongside actors such as Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. He also appeared as featured in other films and TV shows, such as Tales from the Crypt and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. Despite his physical limitations, Nelson was known for his humor and positivity, using his fame to promote causes such as improving healthcare conditions in the Dominican Republic.

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Arthur Lithgow

Arthur Lithgow (September 9, 1915 Puerto Plata Province-March 24, 2004 Amherst) also known as Arthur Washington Lithgow III was a Dominican actor, theatre director, playwright, teacher and theatrical producer. He had one child, John Lithgow.

Arthur Lithgow was born in the Dominican Republic to American parents. He grew up in Ohio and attended Harvard University, where he studied English and drama. After graduation, he worked as an actor in various theaters across the country. Later, he moved to Rochester, New York, where he founded the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in 1961. Lithgow also founded the Antioch Shakespeare Festival in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1965.

Over the course of his career, Lithgow directed over 150 productions and acted in over 100. He was also a prolific playwright, with works produced on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. In addition to his work in the theater, Lithgow taught drama at a number of universities, including Harvard, Brown, and the University of Michigan.

Lithgow was known for his commitment to promoting classical theater and for his longtime support of regional theaters. He was honored with numerous awards and accolades over the course of his career, including a Tony Award for Excellence in Theater in 1972. After his death in 2004, his son John Lithgow established the Arthur Lithgow Endowment for Regional Theatre at his alma mater, Antioch College.

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