Kyle Jean-Baptiste


Age: 21

Summary: theatre actor who became the first black and youngest actor to ever play the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway after he had been an ensemble member of the company in the second Broadway revival of the hit musical  and was an understudy, but who first went on stage as Valjean on July 23, 2015 and played it until August 27.

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered during an accidental fall from a fire escape

Born: December 3, 1993

Died: August 29, 2015

Brooklyn, New York