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Laura Linney Returns to Stage After Father's Death

January 19, 2011 (7:45 am) GMT
The lights of Broadway's theaters will be dimmed for a minute on Wednesday to mark Romulus Linney's death.
Laura Linney

will return to the stage on Tuesday, January 18 night for the first time since the death of her father. The actress dropped out of Broadway's "Time Stands Still" over the weekend following the passing of her playwright father Romulus Linney on Saturday, January 15.

She also missed the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, where she was honored with a Best Actress prize for her role in TV drama "". The lights of Broadway's theaters will be dimmed for a minute on Wednesday to mark Linney's death.

80-year-old Romulus Linney died in his Germantown, New York home after a long battle of lung cancer. The funeral details were kept private.

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