Utah-based actor, known for ‘Sister Dottie’ role, dies

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A Utah-based actor has died.

Charles Lynn Frost, largely known for his role as ‘Sister Dottie Dixon’, died Wednesday, according to the McCarty Talent Agency.

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Frost, described as a native Utahn, LGBT activist, business leader, and civic volunteer, has been recognized for his acting numerous times, according to the Salt Lake Acting Company. He has also appeared in ‘Con Air,’ Encyclopedia Brown,’ and ‘God Offers Human Race on eBay,’ his IMBd profile reads.

The McCarty Talent Agency released the following statement regarding Frost’s passing,

“A great actor and friend, Charles Lynn Frost, AKA Sister Dottie, passed away today. It is a major loss for our acting community. From drama to pure comic genius, Charles entertained Utah audiences for many years. Charles was an acting agents dream.We were truly fortunate he chose us to be his representing agency.Charles will be greatly missed.”

Numerous posts have been made on social media remembering Frost, including one from Salt Lake City Councilmember Chris Wharton, reading, “Utah’s LGBTQ+ community lost a legend today with the passing of Charles Lynn Frost, aka Sister Dottie Dixon. Rest In Peace and Pride! My condolences to Charles’ family and friends.”

Radio personality Gina Barberi also reacted to the news, saying in part, “Cancer is a thief.”

ABC4 will provide updates as they become available.

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