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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 Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (1989). 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
Limelight Dancer
(1952)
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Sugar Plum Fairy
(1964)

Filmography

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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 #1.15 (1955) ... principal Columbine (segment 'Pierrot, the Wanderer')
 1952 Limelight
Dancer
 1951 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
Dancer
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 1952 Limelight (choreographer)
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 1989 Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (Documentary)
Herself
 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
- The Signs of Spring (1961) ... Herself - Ballerina
 1964 Girl Talk (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 18 November 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1962 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 16 December 1962 (1962) ... Herself
 1952-1958 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
Herself - Ballet Dancer / Herself - Dancer
- Episode #9.12 (1958) ... Herself - Dancer
- Episode #4.42 (1953) ... Herself - Ballet Dancer
- Episode #3.40 (1952) ... Herself - Ballet Dancer
 1958 The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Herself
 1951 The Kate Smith Evening Hour (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.10 (1951) ... Herself
 1951 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 18 February 1951 (1951) ... Herself
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Directed by George Balanchine in such productions as "Agon," "The Figure in the Carpet" and "La Source" during her heyday. See more »

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