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Gower Champion (1921–1980)

Dancer, actor, choreographer and director. Joined in 1945 with Marjorie Belcher (aka Marjorie Bell) to form the dance team of "Gower & Bell," renaming the team "Marge and Gower Champion" upon their marriage. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1977 Sharon: Portrait of a Mistress (TV Movie)
Exercise Instructor (uncredited)
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
- We Two (1960)
 1956-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Thomas Birch / Mr. Death
- Mischief at Bandy Leg (1957) ... Thomas Birch
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Conroy Gregory
- What Day Is It? (1956) ... Conroy Gregory
 1956 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- The Dancers (1956)
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
 1955 Three for the Show
Vernon Lowndes
 1955 Jupiter's Darling
Varius
 1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Cameo
- Deadeye at the Golden Nugget (1954) ... Cameo
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Tim
- A Bouquet for Millie (1953) ... Tim
 1953 Give a Girl a Break
Ted Sturgis
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours
Chuck Hubbard
 1952 Lovely to Look At
Jerry Ralby
 1948 Words and Music
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By
Dance Specialty (segment "Roberta")
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Tap Dancer at Remick's (uncredited)
 1939 Projection Room (Short)
Gower - Gower & Jeanne (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "Irene" on Broadway. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Harry Tierney. Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy. Additional lyrics by Charles Gaynor, Otis Clements and Jack Lloyd. Additional music by Charles Gaynor and Otis Clements. Book by Hugh Wheeler and Joseph Stein. Book from an adaptation by Harry Rigby. Based on the original ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gower

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Out of an unprecedented 15 nominations, he won eight Tony Awards, more than any other director and/or choreographer (one more win than Bob Fosse). His wins: as Best Choreographer, in 1949 for "Lend an Ear;" and in 1981 for "42nd Street;" and as Best Director (Musical) and Best Choreographer, in 1961 for "Bye, Bye Birdie;" in 1964 for "Hello, Dolly!;" and in 1968 for "The Happy Time." He had seven... See more »

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