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Shepherd (as Sir Robert Helpmann)
He performed in Ninette De Valois' ballet, "The Rake's Progress," and Frederick Ashton's ballet, "Birthday Offering," and "Facade" in a Sadler's Wells Ballet production (Silver Anniversary Celebration) at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Margot Fonteyn, Leslie Edwards, Julia Farron, Beryl Gray, Nadia...
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Sir Robert Helpmann
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"He wasn't a great actor. He wasn't a great dancer. But he was most certainly a great mime--the perfect bridge between the two." --Moira Shearer
He was died on 28 September 1986 and cremated after a state funeral in St Andrew's Anglican Cathedral in Sydney, Australia.
Frequently partnered with Margot Fonteyn and Moira Shearer