Rob Guest

October 1, 2008: Rob Guest, 58, British-born Australian and New Zealand musical theatre star, of a massive stroke. The world's longest running title of Phantom of the Opera, Guest also starred in the musicals Jolson, Sound of Music and Les Miserables, and had been a pop star in NZ in the 1970s. He was playing the Wizard of Oz in Wicked at the time of his death.
Links: SMH, news.com.au, NZ Herald