He performed in the ballet, "Cinderella," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Ann Jenner, David Wall, Frederick Ashton, Leslie Edwards, Ria Peri, Graham Fletcher, Lesley Collier, Wayne Sleep, David Ashmole, Wayne Eagling, David Drew, Gary Sherwood, and Derek Rencher in ...
1 Biographical Movie |
Sir Robert Helpmann
Did You Know?
Theatre remains the only thing I understand. It is in the community of the theatre that I have my being. In spite of jealousies and fears, emotional conflicts and human tensions; in spite of the penalty of success and the dread of failure; in spite of tears and feverish gaiety -- this is the only life I know. It is the life I love.
He was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1964 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to ballet.