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Melissa Hayden (I) (1921–2006)

Melissa Hayden was born on April 25, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Mildred Herman. She is known for her work on Limelight (1952), The Nutcracker (1964) and Amahl and the Night Visitors (1951). She was married to Donald Hugh Coleman. She died on August 9, 2006 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Limelight Dancer
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Sugar Plum Fairy


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 1964 The Nutcracker (TV Movie)
Sugar Plum Fairy
 1962 Festival (TV Series)
- Stravinsky at 80 (1962)
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
principal Columbine (segment 'Pierrot, the Wanderer')
- Episode dated 27 March 1955 (1955) ... principal Columbine (segment 'Pierrot, the Wanderer')
 1952 Limelight
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
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 1952 Limelight (choreographer)
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 1989 Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (Documentary)
 1959-1968 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
Herself - Ballerina / Herself
- Man Who Dances: Edward Villella (1968) ... Herself
- An Old-Fashioned Christmas (1965) ... Herself - Ballerina
- Episode #5.5 (1963) ... Herself - Ballerina
- Music of Love (1962) ... Herself - Ballerina
- Holiday in Music (1960) ... Herself
 1964 Girl Talk (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 November 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1962 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 December 1962 (1962) ... Herself
 1958 The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Herself
 1951 The Kate Smith Evening Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1951) ... Herself
 1951 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 February 1951 (1951) ... Herself

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Appeared on TV in the original production of "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (1951), and in a 1964 German-American production of "The Nutcracker" which had its U.S. premiere in 1965. See more »

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