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Jack Cole (I) (1911–1974)

Jack Cole was born on April 27, 1911 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as John Ewing Richter. He is known for his work on Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Let's Make Love (1960) and River of No Return (1954). He died on February 17, 1974 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Miscellaneous Crew
Let's Make Love
Let's Make Love Miscellaneous Crew
River of No Return
River of No Return Miscellaneous Crew
Les Girls
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 1960 Let's Make Love (choreographer)
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tiptoe Through TV (1960) ... (choreographer)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (choreographer - uncredited)
 1959 Keep in Step (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 Les Girls (choreographer)
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (choreographer)
 1955 Kismet (choreographer - uncredited) / (musical numbers and dances staged by)
 1955 Three for the Show (choreographer)
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business (choreographer - uncredited)
 1954 River of No Return (choreographer)
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (choreographer)
 1953 The Farmer Takes a Wife (choreographer)
 1953 Lili (dance coach: Mel Ferrer - uncredited)
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl (choreographer)
 1952 Lydia Bailey (choreographer)
 1951 Meet Me After the Show (choreographer)
 1951 David and Bathsheba (choreographer)
 1951 On the Riviera (dances stager)
 1947 Down to Earth (dances stager)
 1946 The Jolson Story (choreographer)
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil (dance director)
 1946 Gilda (choreographer - uncredited)
 1946 Meet Me on Broadway (choreographer)
 1946 Tars and Spars (choreographer)
 1945 Eadie Was a Lady (choreographer)
 1945 Tonight and Every Night (choreographer)
 1944 Kismet (dance director - uncredited)
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Influential American dancer and choreographer, educated at Columbia University. Trained as a dancer at the Denishawn School. Performed successfully on Broadway in the 1930's, and, fronting his own troupe of dancers, enjoyed a lengthy tenure at the Manhattan Rainbow Room. Cole was noted for introducing an individualistic style, a fusion of Indian dance and American jazz. See more »

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