Vincent Sardi Sr.
Born(1885-12-23)December 23, 1885
DiedNovember 19, 1969(1969-11-19) (aged 83)
OccupationRestaurateur
ChildrenVincent Sardi Jr.[1]

Vincent Sardi Sr. (December 23, 1885 – November 19, 1969) was an American restaurateur.[2] He served as the original founder of the restaurant Sardi's for more than 50 years. Sardi was honored the Special Tony Award at the 1st Tony Awards.[3][4] He died in November 1969 at the Will Rogers Memorial Hospital in Essex County, New York, at the age 83.[5] Sardi was buried in Flushing Cemetery.[6]

References

  1. ^ Grimes, William (January 5, 2007). "Vincent Sardi Jr., Restaurateur and Unofficial 'Mayor of Broadway,' Dies at 91". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2022.
  2. ^ "Vincent Sardi Sr., 83, Founder Of Sardi's Restaurant, Is Dead". The New York Times. November 20, 1969. Retrieved June 25, 2022.
  3. ^ "20 Stage Notables Get Perry Awards". The New York Times. April 7, 1947. p. 40. Retrieved June 25, 2022 – via Rare Newspapers.
  4. ^ Franks, Don (December 3, 2014). Entertainment Awards: A Music, Cinema, Theatre and Broadcasting Guide, 1928 Through 2003, 3d Ed. McFarland. p. 124. ISBN 9781476608068 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "Vincent Sardi, Actors' Restaurateur, Dies". Daily Independent Journal. San Rafael, California. November 20, 1969. p. 15. Retrieved June 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com. closed access
  6. ^ Wilson, Scott (August 19, 2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. McFarland. p. 661. ISBN 9781476625997 – via Google Books.