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Peter Gennaro (1919–2000)

Peter Gennaro was born in Metairie, Louisiana on November 23, 1919. He made his Broadway debut in the ensemble of Make Mine Manhattan (starring Sid Caesar) in 1948 (this is somewhat in dispute as some biographies claim he debuted in 1950's Arms and the Girl), and Guys and Dolls (1950). He first drew notice from theatergoers as a member of the trio... See full bio »

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Known For

The Bing Crosby Show
(1964)
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Dancer / Himself / Dancer / Himself - Tap Dancer / Themselves - Dancers
(1957-1971)
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
The Unsinkable Molly Brown Miscellaneous Crew
(1964)
The Judy Garland Show
The Judy Garland Show Miscellaneous Crew
(1963-1964)

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 1977 The 'Annie' Christmas Show (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1968 Mitzi (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1967-1968 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (choreographer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.37 (1968) ... (choreographer)
- Physical Phitness (1968) ... (choreographer)
- A Grand Night for Swinging (1968) ... (choreographer)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (choreographer)
- Mitzi Gaynor Christmas Show (1967) ... (choreographer)
 1966 Brigadoon (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown (choreographer)
  The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (choroegrapher - 1 episode, 1964) (choreography - 1 episode, 1963) (choreographer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Episode #1.15 (1964) ... (choroegrapher)
- Episode #1.13 (1963) ... (choreography)
- Episode #1.12 (1963) ... (choreographer)
 1960-1962 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (choreographer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #14.23 (1962) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #13.22 (1961) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #13.20 (1961) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #13.18 (1961) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #13.9 (1960) ... (choreographer)
 1961 West Side Story (co-choreographer - uncredited)
 1960 The Secret World of Eddie Hodges (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1959 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 July 1959 (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1958 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 October 1958 (1958) ... (choreographer)
 1958 The Bob Crosby Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... (choreographer)
 1958 Let's Rock (choreographer)
 1958 The Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) (choreography by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1958) ... (choreography by)
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Broadway (1957) ... (choreographer)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Judy Garland Musical Special (1956) ... (choreographer)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Annie. See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Gennaro Dancers | The Peter Gennaro Dancers
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Won Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Choreographer for "Annie." He was also nominated in the same caregory four other times: in 1960 for "Fiorello!," in 1965 for "Bajour," in 1973 for "Irene" and in 1982 for "Little Me." See more »

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