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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), 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 13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 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 (choreographer) / (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)
 1954 White Christmas (choreographer - uncredited)
 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:

He wrote the book for the musical, "Chicago," in a Kenley Players production at the the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus; Memorial Hall in Dayton and in Akron, Ohio with Sue Ane Langdon (Roxie Hart); Jesse White (Amos Hart); Allen Ludden (Billy Flynn); Arlene Fontana (Velma Kelly); Laura Waterbury (The Matron); P.J. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 7 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:

People have used the word "self-indulgent" about [All That Jazz (1979)] but critics are constantly saying that an artist should draw more from himself and less from others. This is what I've done. So why do I get this reaction? It frightens me. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1979. See more »

Trademark:

Highly stylized, sexual dance choreography See more »

Nickname:

Bobbie See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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