Patrick Hines

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Patrick Hines (March 17, 1930 in Burkeville, Texas – August 12, 1985 in Manhattan, New York), born Mainer Patrick Hines, was an American actor who portrayed Kapellmeister Bonno in the 1984 film Amadeus. He also appeared as Samuel Chase in the film 1776. Other films include The Brinks Job, Bloodrage and A Passage to India.


On Broadway Hines was a character actor, he made his debut as Friar Pete in the 1957 production of Measure for Measure in a cast which included Norman Lloyd and Ellis Rabb. He created the role of Orsini-Rosenberg in the original New York production of Amadeus and appeared with Rex Harrison in the 1979 revival of Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra in the role of Pothinus. Other shows include roles in The Iceman Cometh, with Jason Robards Jr., The Devils.


In 1985, Hines died of a heart attack at the age of 55.[1]


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