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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 & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Finian's Rainbow (1960). Musical (revival). Based on material by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy. Musical Director: Max Meth. Choreographed by Herbert Ross. Directed by Herbert Ross. 46th Street Theatre: 23 May 1960- 1 Jun 1960 (unknown performances). Cast: Anita Alvarez (as "Susan Mahoney"), Carol Brice (as "Maude"), Jeannie Carson... See more »

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

[on "T.R. Baskin"]: I was fooled by the script. I discovered in working on the script that it was like quicksand: the harder we worked, the more we investigated, the more damage we did. See more »

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Studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City. See more »

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