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    American actor Ronald Leibman won both the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play in 1993 for his performance as Roy Cohn in Angels in America.

    Ron Leibman, the versatile actor known for his Tony Award-winning performance in Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and for his roles in such films as Where's Poppa?, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Norma Rae, died on 6 December of pneumonia in New York City at the age of 82, family representatives told The Hollywood Reporter.

    Leibman, is also known for his role as Rachel's (Jennifer Aniston) rich, short-tempered father, on the sitcom Friends who used to torment Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel's romantic interest.

    ​Social media users have published their favourite photos of the actor, expressing their grief and sorrow at Leibman's death.

    Leibman also won an Emmy Award, "Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series", in 1979 for his lawyer character in the TV series Kaz (1978–79), which he also created and co-wrote.

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