David Healy was an actor with a strong presence in film throughout his Hollywood career. In 1987, he appeared with Diana Rigg in Stephen Sondheim's "Follies." In 1981, he won acclaim for his performance in the revival of the musical "Guys and Dolls" as Nicely-Nicely Johnson. In his early acting career, Healy appeared in such films as "The Double Man" (1967) with Yul Brynner, "Assignment K" (1968) and the crime adaptation "Only When I Larf" (1968) with Richard Attenborough. He also appeared in "Isadora" (1968), "Patton" (1970) and "Endless Night" (1972). He continued to act in productions like the thriller "Twilight's Last Gleaming" (1977) with Burt Lancaster, "Scott Joplin" (1977) with Billy Dee Williams and "Sherlock Holmes' The Sign of Four" (1983). He also appeared in the action picture "Supergirl" (1984) with Faye Dunaway. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Adrienne Shelly comedic drama "The Unbelievable Truth" (1990), the Luis Caballero comedy "The Puerto Rican Mambo (Not a Musical)" (1992) and the Stephen Rea comedy adaptation "All Men Are Mortal" (1995). Healy was most recently credited in "Mediums: We See Dead People" (A&E Network, 2005-06). He also was featured in the TV movie "Yuri Nosenko, KGB" (HBO, 1986-87). Healy passed away in October 1995 at the age of 64.
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Won acclaim for his performance in the revival of the musical "Guys and Dolls" as Nicely-Nicely Johnson
Appeared with Diana Rigg in Stephen Sondheim's "Follies"
Last stage appearance in Arthur Miller's play "The Last Yankee"