STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,746 this week

Jerome Robbins (1918–1998)


Jerome Robbins was born on October 11, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Jerome Rabinowitz. He is known for his work on West Side Story (1961), On the Town (1949) and Fiddler on the Roof (1971). He died on July 29, 1998 in New York City. See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 159 people
created 18 Mar 2012
 
a list of 191 people
created 18 Jul 2012
 
a list of 42 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 3131 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 100 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jerome Robbins.

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (12 credits)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1980 Live from Studio 8H: An Evening with Jerome Robbins (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1979 Baryshnikov at the White House (TV Movie) (choreographer: "Four Chopin Dances")
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (entire stage production directed by) / (original choreography by)
 1962 Gypsy (choreographer: stage play) / (director: stage play)
 1961 West Side Story (choreography by) / (stage play: director) / (stage play: orchestrator)
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (stage director)
 1956 The King and I (dances and musical numbers staged by)
  Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (director - 1 episode, 1956)
- Peter Pan (1956) ... (choreographer) / (director: stage production)
- Peter Pan (1955) ... (choreographer)
 1954 General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (TV Movie) (dances for "The King and I")
 1942 I Danced with Don Porfirio (choreographer)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (13 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Choreographed "Billion Dollar Baby" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / Music Orchestrated by Morton Gould. Book / lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Musical Director: Max Goberman. Additional orchestrations: Philip J. Lang [earliest Broadway credit] and Allan Small. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Irene... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Only three times in Academy Award history have director-collaborators been nominated for Best Directing Oscars: Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins for West Side Story (1961), Warren Beatty and Buck Henry for Heaven Can Wait (1978) and Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men (2007). (Wise/Robbins and the Coens actually won the award). See more »

Nickname:

Jerry

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Greatest American choreographer nat_the_cat86
Cannot find steve-g
Gay purplehz
Discuss Jerome Robbins on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page