Bob Fosse (1927–1987)


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Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: 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)

Spouse:

Gwen Verdon  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Nicole Fosse

Parents:

Cyril K. Fosse | Sara Alice (Stanton) Fosse
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I thank God that I wasn't born perfect. See more »

Trivia:

Wanted to be taken seriously as a director and decided to avoid musicals after working on Lenny. Eventually was coaxed by Gwen Verdon to work on Chicago. See more »

Trademark:

Highly stylized, sexual dance choreography See more »

Nickname:

Flash See more »

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