Remembering Geoffrey Holder: One Man, Many Gifts (PHOTOS)

Geoffrey Holder, award-winning director, dancer, actor and artist of many talents, has died at age 84, reports the New York Times.

In a statement to the paper, a spokesperson for the family said the cause was complications from pneumonia. Holder passed away on Sunday at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York.

Some people live life while others live life to the fullest. Geoffrey Holder was a member of the latter group. With a career spanning over half a century, Holder’s creative endeavors include being an iconic ad man, Broadway star – on stage and behind the scenes, musician and writer.

Here, we take a look back over Holder’s life with some of his greatest accomplishments.