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 Del Close

Del Close

Birth
Manhattan, Kansas, USA
Death 4 Mar 1999 (aged 64)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Prop room
Memorial ID 6572 · View Source
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Actor. A founding member of the Second City Theatre Troupe, where his students included comics John Belushi, John Candy, Stephen Colbert, Andy Dick, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Harold Ramis, and George Wendt. He donated his skull (after his death) to portray 'Yorick' in future Chicago productions of Shakespeare's "Hamlet."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Del Close (9 Mar 1934–4 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6572, citing Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .