No photo available. Represent Martha Graham? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 57,764 this week

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 »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

Between Avengers: Endgame and "Stranger Things" it's been a huge week for trailers, but our favorite definitely involves Leo dancing ...

Watch our trailer of trailers

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 690 people
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 282 people
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 224 people
created 18 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 200 people
created 13 May 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Martha Graham's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

Heretic Dancer
(1931)
Appalachian Spring Miscellaneous Crew
(1958)
Frontier Actress
(1936)
(1944)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (8 credits)
 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)
 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)
Show Show Actress (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
Edit

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 »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The body says what words cannot. See more »

Trivia:

Her experimental work on what the body could do based on its own structure developed into what was known as "percussive movements." See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed