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Michael Evans Dead At Age 87: The Young & The Restless Colonel Austin
by Mike Baron

Michael Evans has died. British actor Michael Evans has died at the age of 87 due to age-related complications on September 4th.

Michael Evans, who many remember starring in Broadway in Gigi opposite Audrey Hepburn, was most recently known for his long-time role in the soap opera 'The Young And The Restless' as Colonel Douglas Austin.

BBC News recalls many of Evans' famed roles: Evans appeared in numerous TV shows including 'Dr. Kildare' and The Man from UNCLE.

He made his stage debut in London in 1948 before moving to New York to star in Broadway show Ring Round the Moon opposite Harry Belafonte. He played Henry Higgins in a touring production of My Fair Lady.

Eric Braeden, who co-starred with Evans on 'The Young And The Restless', said: "Michael Evans was a total professional from the old English school, a gentleman through and through."

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