Rebecca Luker

Rebecca Luker

Performer

Rebecca Luker, the three-time Tony-nominated actor who possessed a remarkably rich soprano, passed away December 23 following complications from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Her death was confirmed to The New York Times by her agent. She was 59.

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  • Born: Apr 17, 1961 in Helena, AL
  • Death: Dec 23, 2020 in New York, NY

Roles (15)

Fun Home Playbill - Opening Night Fun Home (2015)
Opened Apr 19, 2015
  • as Helen (Replacement)
  • Apr 5, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Cinderella Playbill - Opening Night Cinderella (2013)
Opened Mar 3, 2013
  • as Marie (Replacement)
  • Sep 6, 2013 - Jan 19, 2014
PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg The 23rd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition - 2009 (2009)
Opened Apr 27, 2009
  • as Host (Original)
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Mary Poppins Playbill - Opening Night Mary Poppins (2006)
Opened Nov 16, 2006
  • as Winifred Banks (Original)
Mary Poppins - Opening Night
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Children and Art (2005)
Opened Mar 21, 2005
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Nine Playbill - Opening Night, April 2003 Nine (2003)
Opened Apr 10, 2003
  • as Claudia (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Sep 2, 2003
Music Man Playbill - Opening Night The Music Man (2000)
Opened Apr 27, 2000
  • as Marian Paroo (Original)
The Music Man - Opening Night
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Sound of Music Playbill - Opening Night The Sound of Music (1998)
Opened Mar 12, 1998
  • as Maria Rainer (Original)
The Sound of Music - Opening Night
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Something Wonderful (1995)
Opened Jul 12, 1995
  • as "Can I Forget You?" Performer (Original)
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Show Boat Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1994 Show Boat (1994)
Opened Oct 2, 1994
  • as Magnolia (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical The Music Man Nominee
1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical The Secret Garden Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2012 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Death Takes a Holiday Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Mary Poppins Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical The Music Man Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actress in a Musical The Sound of Music Nominee
Tony Award
2007 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Mary Poppins Nominee
2000 Best Actress in a Musical The Music Man Nominee
1995 Best Actress in a Musical Show Boat Nominee