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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), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and On the Town (1949). He died on July 29, 1998 in New York City. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

West Side Story
West Side Story Miscellaneous Crew
(1961)
Fiddler on the Roof
Fiddler on the Roof Miscellaneous Crew
(1971)
On the Town
On the Town Writer
(1949)
Peter Pan
Peter Pan Miscellaneous Crew
(1960)

Filmography

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 2012 Something's Coming (TV Short) (choreographer)
 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 (choreographer: New York stage production) / (director: New York stage production)
 1962 Gypsy (based upon the stage play choreographed by) / (based upon the stage play directed by)
 1961 West Side Story (choreography by) / (stage play: director) / (stage play: orchestrator)
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Special) (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)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Tom Abbott directed Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's musical, "West Side Story," at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Peter Bruce, Karyn O'Neill, Eric Mason, and Donald Pelmear in the cast. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »
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Along with Delbert Mann, Robert Redford, James L. Brooks, Kevin Costner and Sam Mendes, he is one of only six people to win the Academy Award for Best Director for their directorial debut: Mann for Marty (1955), Robbins for West Side Story (1961) (which he co-directed with Robert Wise, Redford for Ordinary People (1980), Brooks for Terms of Endearment (1983), Costner for Dances with Wolves (1990)... See more »

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Jerry

Star Sign:

Libra

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