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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 Block Party (2005). He was married to Donna McKechnie. He died on July 2, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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(age 44) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Known For

A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line Miscellaneous Crew
(1985)
Hullabaloo
Hullabaloo Dancer
(1966)
The 38th Annual Tony Awards
The 38th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Presenter: Best Musical
(1984)

Filmography

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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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 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Overnight Celebrity")
 1985 A Chorus Line ("A Chorus Line")
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 1964 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
Chorus (uncredited)
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 1985 A Chorus Line (concept: musical "A Chorus Line")
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 2008 Every Little Step (Documentary) (in loving memory of)
 2006 Dreamgirls (in memory of)
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 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Presenter: Best Musical
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Choreography & Nominee: Best Musical / Best Direction of a Musical
 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Choreography & Nominee: Best Direction of a Musical
 1976 The 30th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Director of a Musical & Best Choreographer
 1974 The 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself
 1972 The 26th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself
 1968 The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself
 1966 Hullabaloo (TV Series)
Dancer
- Episode #2.30 (1966) ... Dancer
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 2008 Every Little Step (Documentary)
Himself - Original Choreographer & Director
 2004 Broadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- Tradition: 1957-1979 (2004) ... Himself

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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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The unnamed choreographer played by Richard Gere in And the Band Played On (1993) was based on him. See more »

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Aries

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