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Bob Fosse (1927–1987)


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), Lenny (1974) and All That Jazz (1979). 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 13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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  Fosse/Verdon (TV Series) (original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (All That Jazz original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Manson Trio original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Two Lost Souls original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Who's Got The Pain and Whatever Lola Wants original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Big Spender original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Mein Herr original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Nowadays (2019) ... (original choreography by)
- All I Care About Is Love (2019) ... (All That Jazz original choreography by)
- Glory (2019) ... (Manson Trio original choreography by)
- Who's Got the Pain? (2019) ... (Two Lost Souls original choreography by) / (Who's Got The Pain and Whatever Lola Wants original choreography by)
- Life Is a Cabaret (2019) ... (Big Spender original choreography by) / (Mein Herr original choreography by)
 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)
 1970 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #23.19 (1970) ... (choreographer)
 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)
- Episode #4.1 (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)
 1951 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.37 (1951) ... (choreographer)
- Martin & Lewis (1951) ... (choreographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His ballet, "Bob Fosse's Dancin", was performed in a Large American Company of Dancers production at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, London, England. He and Gail Benedict were the directors. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 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:

Dance expresses joy better than anything else. See more »

Trivia:

Fosse died on 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C. on the corner closest to the J.W. Marriott Hotel of a heart attack. He was walking from the Willard Hotel across the street to the National Theater a block away to direct one of his stage plays. See more »

Trademark:

Known publicly and in private as a ladies' man See more »

Nickname:

Flash See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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