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Maria Tallchief (1925–2013)

Maria Tallchief was born on January 24, 1925 in Fairfax, Oklahoma, USA as Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief. She was an actress, known for Mia, a Dancer's Journey (2014), Ballets Russes (2005) and The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1996). She was married to Henry D. Paschen Jr., Elmourza Natirboff and George Balanchine. She ... See full bio »


(age 88) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 1953 Season's Greetings (TV Movie)
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She performed in the ballet, "Grand Ballet De Monte Carlo," in a Marquis De Cuevas Grand Ballet De Monte Carlo production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Rosella Hightower, Andre Eglevsky, George Skibine, and Antonio Cobos in the cast. See more »

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Marjorie Tallchief

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Founded the Chicago City Ballet in 1981 and served as its artistic director (1981-1987). See more »

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