FILE - Actor Paxton Whitehead attends the Broadway opening night of "The Importance Of Being Earnest" at the Roundabout Theatre Companys American Airlines Theatre on Jan.
13, 2011, in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images) Paxton Whitehead, a stage veteran who also had memorable roles on television shows like "Mad About You," "Friends," and "Frasier," has died, according to multiple reports.He was 85.
Whitehead died on June 16, at a hospital in Arlington, Virginia, his son, Charles Whitehead, told The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.
Whitehead was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Pellinore in the 1980 revival of "Camelot." He appeared 16 other times on Broadway between 1962 and 2018, according to the Hollywood Reporter.Whitehead appeared in the 1986 movie "Back to School," portraying Dr.