Phillip Hayes Dean, who wrote 'Paul Robeson' and 'The Sty of the Blind Pig,' dies at 83

  • by: MARK KENNEDY , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 16, 2014 - 5:55 PM

NEW YORK — Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a heart condition, according to a family spokesman. He was 83.

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