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Herbert Ross (I) (1927–2001)


Herbert Ross was born on May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Herbert David Ross. He was a director and producer, known for Footloose (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989) and The Secret of My Succe$s (1987). He was married to Lee Radziwill and Nora Kaye. He died on October 9, 2001 in New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage: Choreographed "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" on Broadway. Musical. Written by Betty Smith (based on her novel) and George Abbott (also director / producer). Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Music arranged by Joe Glover and Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Max Goberman. Ballet Music Arranged by Oscar ... See more »

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[on working with Goldie Hawn on Protocol (1984)] Everyone knows that the woman is super-talented. She is also a saint. "Protocol" was a difficult production with lots of locations, a big cast and a tight schedule. Goldie was wonderful throughout. See more »

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Directed 12 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Peter O'Toole, George Burns, Walter Matthau, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Browne, Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Maggie Smith and Julia Roberts. Burns, Dreyfuss and Smith won Oscars for their performances in one of Ross' movies. See more »

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