Herbert Ross (I) (1927–2001)

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Herbert Ross was born on May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Herbert David Ross. He is known for his work on Play It Again, Sam (1972), The Turning Point (1977) and The Goodbye Girl (1977). He was married to Lee Radziwill and Nora Kaye. He died on October 9, 2001 in New York City. See full bio »

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The Goodbye Girl Director


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 1995 The Buick Berle Show, 1954 (Video) (choreographer)
 1994 Tales from the Opera (TV Mini Series documentary) (director - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Bohemians (1994) ... (director: "La Bohème")
 1986 Great Performances (TV Series) (concert director - 1 episode)
- Follies in Concert (1986) ... (concert director)
 1975 Funny Lady (musical numbers staged by) / (stage director - uncredited)
 1967 Doctor Dolittle (choreographer - uncredited)
 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (choreographer - uncredited)
 1964 The Fantasticks (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1964 The Nut House!! (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1963 Rinaldo in campo (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1963 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.2 (1963) ... (choreographer)
 1963 Summer Holiday (choreography and musical numbers director)
 1961 The Bacchantes (choreographer)
 1959 A Christmas Festival (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1959 Meet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
 1954 Carmen Jones (choreographer - uncredited)
 1954 The Martha Raye Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Wally Cox, Paul Lynde, Rocky Graziano (1954) ... (choreographer)
  The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (dance stager - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (dances staged by - 1 episode, 1954)
- Steve Allen, Janet Blair, Ezzard Charles (1954) ... (dances staged by)
- Basil Rathbone, Mickey Spillane, Dagmar (1954) ... (dance stager)
- Carol Channing, Peter Lawford, Maria Riva (1953) ... (dance stager)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (dance stager)
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Other Works:

Stage: Choreographed "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" on Broadway. Musical. Written by Betty Smith (based on her novel) and George Abbott (also director / producer). Music by Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Music arranged by Joe Glover and Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Max Goberman. Ballet Music Arranged by Oscar ... See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Herb Ross Dancers | The Herb Ross Dancers | Herb Ross


Lee Radziwill  (divorced) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[explaining why he quit ballet as a professional career] I was too tall and big-boned and never had good feet. See more »


Directed the concert version of the Sondheim/Goldman musical "Follies" which was filmed and released as "Follies in Concert" in 1985. See more »


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