'Rubicon' Actor Dies: Christopher Evan Welch, 48, Had Lung Cancer

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Friday, 13 Dec 2013 08:38 AM

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"Rubicon" actor Christopher Evan Welch has died in Southern California. 

The "Rubicon" actor's roles on New York stages led to a series of film and television roles, including a regular spot on the AMC show.

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Christopher Evan Welch's family said in a statement Wednesday that he died Dec. 2 in Santa Monica. He was 48 and had been diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Dallas-born "Rubicon" actor won an Obie Award in 2000 for his performance in "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the New York Theatre Workshop.

On television, Christopher Evan Welch had roles in "The Sopranos," ''The Good Wife" and the conspiracy-themed drama "Rubicon."

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Last year Christopher Evan Welch played a clerk in the House of Representatives in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln."

Christopher Evan Welch is survived by his wife, Emma, their daughter June Harper, his parents, a brother and a sister.

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