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  • 1st African-American actor to play Valjean on Broadway dies 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 9:59 pm

    NEW YORK - Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.