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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: Appeared (as "Member of the Russo-American Ballet Company") in "Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'!" on Broadway. Music / Lyrics / Vocal Arrangements 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 ... See more »

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Herb Ross Dancers | The Herb Ross Dancers | Herb Ross

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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 »


Former stepfather of Anthony Radziwill and Tina Radziwill. See more »



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