Lynn Kellogg, who played Sheila in original B'way production of HAIR, dead from Covid-19
Posted by: MockingbirdGirl06:36 pm EST 11/13/20
Lynn Kellogg Simpers, a singer and actress who, as Lynn Kellogg, played Sheila, the uptight debutante who turns into a free-spirited hippie in the original 1968 Broadway production of “Hair,” died on Thursday in St. Louis. She was 77.
The cause was Covid-19, according to Timothy Philen, her publicist.
Her husband, John Simpers, said she had been infected at a recent gathering in a large theater in Branson, Mo. Most of the people there were not wearing masks, he said. Ms. Kellogg Simpers had had a non-life-threatening form of leukemia that compromised her vascular system, he added. She died in a hospital...