Michael McKean Injured In Manhattan When Struck By Car

Michael McKean attends the 57th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards at Webster Hall in New York City on May 21, 2012 Michael McKean attends the 57th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards at Webster Hall in New York City on May 21, 2012

Actor Michael McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City.

A McKean spokeswoman, Harriet Sternberg, says the actor suffered a broken leg.

Emergency officials say McKean was struck at West 86th Street and Broadway in Manhattan just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. McKean was taken to St. Luke’s hospital. Police say he was in stable condition. They had no further details.

McKean also played Lenny on the hit television show “Laverne&Shirley.” He’s currently starring in the Broadway production of Gore Vidal’s political drama, “Best Man.”

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