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Michael Bennett (XI) (1943–1987)

Michael Bennett was born on April 8, 1943 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Michael Bennett DiFiglia. He is known for his work on A Chorus Line (1985), Hullabaloo (1965) and Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005). He was married to Donna McKechnie. He died on July 2, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 44) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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A Chorus Line
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Hullabaloo Dancer
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The 38th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Presenter: Best Musical


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 1986 Great Performances (TV Series) (stage director - 1 episode)
- Follies in Concert (1986) ... (stage director)
 1985 A Chorus Line (choreographer: original stage production) / (stage director: original stage production)
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (choreographer)
 1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.11 (1965) ... (choreographer)
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He directed Henry Krieger's musical, "Dreamgirls", at the Broadway Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Obba Babatundé, Cleavant Derricks, Loretta Devine, Ben Harney, Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph in the cast. 'Michael Bennett' was the director. See more »

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As director, co-producer, co-author and co-Choreographer of "A Chorus Line" the show won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Tony Award (8), and the Pulitzer Prize. The show ran until April 28, 1990, running for 6,137 performances. See more »

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