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Evan Benjamin Weisman, a lifelong Atlanta cardiologist who fell in love late in life with acting and the city's theater scene, died on Tuesday at the age of 80 of multiple myeloma. Dr. Weisman was born in Queens, N.Y., the son of a radiologist, Joseph, and a doting Jewish mother, Belle. He cared for his two younger brothers, Alan and Hank, when his father went to World War II as an Army doctor. At Yale University, he made his mark as an editor of the humor journal, but more importantly, he met and married a Vassar girl, Nancy Cowan. Medical school brought him to Emory University and Atlanta, and he never really left, besides stints in residency at Syracuse University and the public health service in Salt Lake City. He began his cardiology practice in Marietta, in the 1960s, something of a country doctor, at times bringing home eggs and chickens as payment, doing rounds at Kennestone and Windy Hill hospital, and playing tennis with a passion. On retirement, he found a calling as an actor in community theater. A lifelong member of The Temple, he also sang in the choir. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; his daughter, Jamie; his sons, Mark and Jonathan; and his four beloved granddaughters, Isabelle, Hannah, Alissa and Shira. Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. In lieu of flowers, mourners are asked to contribute to his favorite causes, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Physicians for a National Health Plan, and the Weinstein Hospice. Arrangements made by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.