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Martha Graham (1894–1991)

American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham was a revolutionary artist of modern dance in the early 20th century. Born in Allegheny, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in May 1894, her family moved to California when she was 10. She was inspired at that early age to become a dancer when she saw Ruth St. Denis perform her exotic "Epytia" ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Lamentation Writer
(1976)
Heretic Dancer
(1931)
Lamentation Actress
(1943)
(1944)

Filmography

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 2004 Early Color Films (Video documentary short) (choreographer)
 1992 Three Dances by Martha Graham (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1984 Errand in the Maze (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1980 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
 1975 Errand in the Maze (Short) (choreographer)
 1960 Night Journey (Documentary short) (conceived and choreographed by)
 1958 Appalachian Spring (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance (Documentary) (choreographer)
 1926 The Flute of Krishna (Short) (choreographer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(November 20 to 23, 1917) She acted in B.A. Purrington's play, "The Song of Lady Lotus Eyes," in the inaugural Pasadena Community Playhouse production at the Shakespeare Club House in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was director and artistic director. See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »
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Personal Quote:

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other ... See more »

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Is portrayed by Richard Move in Ghostlight (2003) See more »

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