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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: Directed "You Oughta Be in Pictures" by Neil Simon. Cast: Tony Curtis. Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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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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As of 2011, he is the only director to have directed both the Golden Globe winner for Best Drama and Best Musical/Comedy of the same year. (1977: 'The Turning Point' and 'The Goodbye Girl'; he also won the Golden Globe for Best Director that year for the former.). See more »

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