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Peter Martins

Peter Martins was born on October 27, 1946 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on The Turning Point (1977), Living a Ballet Dream: Six Dancers Tell Their Stories (2001) and Åbning af Operaen (2005). He has been married to Darci Kistler since 1981. They have one child. He was previously married to Lise La Cour. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

The Turning Point
The Turning Point Himself - Guest Artist
(1977)
Living a Ballet Dream: Six Dancers Tell Their Stories
Living a Ballet Dream: Six Dancers Tell Their Stories Himself (Ballet Master In Chief - New York City Ballet)
(2001)
Åbning af Operaen
Åbning af Operaen Miscellaneous Crew
(2005)
The 40th Annual Tony Awards
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Choreography
(1986)

Filmography

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 2005 Åbning af Operaen (TV Special) (choreographer: opera segment "Jalousie")
 2003 Barbie of Swan Lake (Video) (choreographer)
 2001 Barbie in the Nutcracker (Video) (choreographer)
 1999 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tchaikovsky, "SWAN LAKE" (1999) ... (choreographer)
 1993 The Nutcracker (ballet master: in chief) / (choreography adaptor)
 1991 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Ballerinas: Dances by Peter Martins (1991) ... (choreographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (w/Steven Caras): "Balanchine: A Photo Album and Memoir". See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There were 12-hour days when I was tempted to say to hell with this, but I've made my peace with fame and glamor. I'm a dancer, not a prince. See more »

Trivia:

He is a smoker. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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