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Gillian Lynne

Gillian Lynne was born on February 20, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England as Gillian Barbara Pyrke. She is known for her work on The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Yentl (1983) and Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (1998). She has been married to Peter Land since 1980. She was previously married to Patrick Back. See full bio »
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The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera Miscellaneous Crew
Yentl Miscellaneous Crew
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 2004 The Phantom of the Opera (choreographer: stage)
 1998 Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (TV Special documentary) (choreographer: "Wouldn't it be Loverly")
 1998 Great Performances (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Cats (1998) ... (choreographer)
 1993 Aspects of Love (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1987 A Simple Man (TV Movie) (director)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1985 Mr. Love (choreographer)
 1983 Yentl (choreographer: wedding dance)
 1978-1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (choreographer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.2 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.1 (1980) ... (choreographer)
 1976-1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 17 episodes)
- Melissa Manchester (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Diana Ross (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Jonathan Winters (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Leslie Uggams (1979) ... (choreographer)
- Spike Milligan (1979) ... (choreographer)
 1978 The Yeomen of the Guard (TV Movie) (Tommy Steele's numbers staged by)
 1975 Mr. Quilp (choreographer)
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
 1973 Full House (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 March 1973 (1973) ... (choreographer: Soccer Ballet)
 1972 Man of La Mancha (choreographer)
 1971 200 Motels (choreographer)
 1969 Pickwick (TV Movie) (choreography)
 1969 Marvelous Party! (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tip-Toes (1968) ... (choreographer)
 1967 Half a Sixpence (choreographer)
 1967 The Heart of Show Business (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent (choreographer)
 1966 Three Hats for Lisa (choreographer)
 1964 Seaside Swingers (choreography)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (choreography)
 1963 The Owl and the Pussycat (TV Movie) (choreographer)
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Other Works:

She performed in the pantomime, "Puss in Boots," at the London Palladium in London, England with Frankie Vaughan, Jimmy Edwards, Joan Regan, Mike Winters and Bernie Winters, Dick Emery, and Tony Sympson in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gillian Lyne | Gillian Lynn


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Outstanding Musical Production for "Dick Whittington". See more »

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