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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 Steel Magnolias (1989), Footloose (1984) 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 Play: Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'! Music by Hugh Martin. Lyrics by Hugh Martin. Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Ballet arrangements by Trude Rittman. Musical Director: Pem Davenport. Assistant to Hugh Martin: Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and ... See more »

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Herb Ross Dancers | The Herb Ross Dancers | Herb Ross
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[on his father's death from heart failure after Ross dropped out of school] The truth will look very ugly in print, but the fact is that I don't feel guilty about what happened. I say this in spite of the fact that certain relatives -- fortunately not my sister or my stepmother -- accused me of causing my father's death. I would do the same thing again, because there was no other alternative for ... See more »

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Was a former ballet dancer and choreographer with the American Ballet Theater. See more »

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