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Tom Hansen (I) (1925–2006)

Tom Hansen was born on September 11, 1925 in Modesto, California, USA as Thomas Hansen. He is known for his work on The Red Skelton Hour (1951), The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) and Skidoo (1968). He died on April 27, 2006 in Fallbrook, California. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

Known For

The Red Skelton Hour
The Red Skelton Hour Miscellaneous Crew
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Miscellaneous Crew
Skidoo Miscellaneous Crew
The Frank Sinatra Show
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 1976 The George Burns Special (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1972 The Fabulous Fordies (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Disney on Parade (1971) ... (choreographer: Jungle Book sequence)
  The Tim Conway Comedy Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode, 1970) (musical numbers choreographed by - 1 episode, 1970)
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.9 (1970) ... (musical numbers choreographed by)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (choreography - 27 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (choreographer - 14 episodes, 1961 - 1967)
- Pop the Astronaut (1969) ... (choreography)
- Cauliflower Fiddles While Bolivar Burns (1968) ... (choreography)
- He Who Steals My Robot Steals Trash (1968) ... (choreography)
 1968 Skidoo (choreographer)
 1965-1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.1 (1966) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.13 (1965) ... (choreographer)
 1961 A Touch of Magic (Short) (choreographer - as Thomas Hansen)
 1960 Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1959-1960 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 February 1960 (1960) ... (choreographer)
- Episode dated 29 September 1959 (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1960 The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1959 Bing Crosby and Dean Martin Present High Hopes (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (choreographer)
 1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (choreographer)
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 1963-1964 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Guest Dancer
- The Fastest Goon in the West (1964) ... Guest Dancer
- Lives of a Bungle Lancer (1964) ... Guest Dancer
- Pop Is a Weasel (1963) ... Guest Dancer
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 1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Bel Air Haykickers AKA the Beverly Hills Haykickers (1963) ... (performer: "Big Noise from Winnetka")
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 1978 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 May 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Himself / Choreographer
- Four in One (1961) ... Himself / Choreographer

Personal Details

Other Works:

He choreographed the musical revue, "Show Business," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Carol Channing, Les Quat Jeudis, and Wally Griffin in the cast. Charles Gaynor was wrote the music, lyrics and sketches. Glenn Holse was set designer. Miles White was costume designer. Robert Hunter was music director. Charles ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas Hansen

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The choreographer and performer of such early musical TV shows as "Your Hit Parade", he worked with Dinah Shore and Red Skelton over the years (winning an Emmy nom for his choreographer for Skelton), and produced JFK's Inaugural gala in Washington D.C. in 1961, as well as the night club acts of Jim Nabors, Shirley Jones, Juliet Prowse and Steve Allen. See more »

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