Bob Fosse (1927–1987)


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Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Louis Fosse. He is known for his work on Cabaret (1972), All That Jazz (1979) and Lenny (1974). He was married to Gwen Verdon, Joan McCracken and Mary Ann Niles. He died on September 23, 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Cabaret Additional Crew
(1972)
All That Jazz Additional Crew
(1979)
Lenny The Interviewer
(1974)
Liza with a Z Additional Crew
(1972)

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  Fosse/Verdon (TV Mini Series) (original choreography - 9 episodes, 2019) (book - 2 episodes, 2019)
- Providence (2019) ... (original choreography: Big Spender and If They Could See Me Now)
- Nowadays (2019) ... (book: Chicago) / (original choreography: All That Jazz and Nowadays)
- All I Care About Is Love (2019) ... (book: Chicago) / (original choreography: All That Jazz)
- Glory (2019) ... (original choreography: Manson Trio)
- Who's Got the Pain? (2019) ... (original choreography: Two Lost Souls) / (original choreography: Whatever Lola Wants) / (original choreography: Who's Got the Pain)
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (choreographer: original)
 1981 Pippin: His Life and Times (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (choreographer: original New York production) / (stage director: original New York production)
 1979 All That Jazz (choreographer)
 1974 The Little Prince (choreographer)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1972 Cabaret (dances staged by)
 1969 Sweet Charity (choreographed by) / (from the New York stage production staging and choreography by)
 1961 The Seasons of Youth (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Wonderful World of Entertainment (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Ingemar Johansson, Gwen Verdon, Groucho Marx (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1958 Damn Yankees (choreographer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (choreographer)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (choreographer - as Robert Fosse)
 1953 Kiss Me Kate (choreographer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Damn Yankees. Musical comedy. Written by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, from Wallop's novel "The Year of the Yankees." Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop. From the novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" by Douglass Wallop. Musical ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Niles and Fosse | Robert Fosse | Fosse | Fosse & Niles

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I give my relationships two weeks now. Sometimes I bring it in ahead of deadline. See more »

Trivia:

Son of a vaudevillian, he performed on stage in burlesque while in his early teens. See more »

Trademark:

Highly stylized, sexual dance choreography See more »

Nickname:

Bobbie See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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