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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 is known for his work on 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 »

Known For

Footloose
Footloose Director
(1984)
Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Director
(1989)
The Secret of My Succe$s
(1987)
The Goodbye Girl
The Goodbye Girl Director
(1977)

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Stage: Appeared (as "Dancer"; Broadway debut) in "Something for the Boys" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / Lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields (also book director) and Dorothy Fields. Choral arrangements by William Parson. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Robert Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Ted Royal. Scenic Design... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Herb Ross Dancers | The Herb Ross Dancers | Herb Ross
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Personal Quote:

[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 the concert version of the Sondheim/Goldman musical "Follies" which was filmed and released as "Follies in Concert" in 1985. See more »

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Herb

Star Sign:

Taurus

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