Ted Ross

Ted Ross (June 30, 1934 – September 3, 2002) was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He, like Bert Lahr, is best known for his role as the Lion in The Wiz on Broadway( he won a tony award for it) and in the film adaptation along with Mabel King as Evillene . He also appeared in many stage shows and films with famous actors like James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, and Billie Dee Williams.

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Ted Ross on the left

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Ted Ross on the left