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Emile Ardolino (1943–1993)


Emile Ardolino was born on May 9, 1943 in Maspeth, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Dirty Dancing (1987), Great Performances: Dance in America (1976) and He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin' (1983). He died on November 20, 1993 in Bel Air, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Gypsy Director
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Co-founder of Compton-Ardolino films in 1967. Best known for his dance documentaries, which helped to popularize dance in America from the mid-1970s. Had two big hits in Hollywood with Dirty Dancing (1987) and Sister Act (1992).

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