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Gillian Lynne (1926–2018)


Gillian Lynne was born on February 20, 1926 in Bromley, Kent, England as Gillian Barbara Pyrke. She is known for her work on The Phantom of the Opera (2004), National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to Peter Land and Patrick Back. She died on July 1, 2018 in Marylebone, London, England. See full bio »

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The Phantom of the Opera Miscellaneous Crew
(2004)
(1985)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Nola Dassano / Puck
(1958)
A Simple Man Miscellaneous Crew
(1987)

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 2004 The Phantom of the Opera (choreographer: stage)
 1998 Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (TV Special documentary) (choreographer: "Wouldn't it be Loverly")
 1998 Cats (choreographer) / (staged by)
 1993 Aspects of Love (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1987 A Simple Man (TV Movie) (director)
 1985 Mr. Love (choreographer)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1983 Yentl (choreographer: wedding dance)
 1978-1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (choreographer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.2 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #3.1 (1980) ... (choreographer)
 1976-1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 18 episodes)
- Melissa Manchester (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Diana Ross (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Jonathan Winters (1980) ... (choreographer)
- Lola Falana (1979) ... (choreographer)
- Leslie Uggams (1979) ... (choreographer)
 1978 The Yeomen of the Guard (TV Movie) (Tommy Steele's numbers staged by)
 1977 Perry Como's Olde English Christmas (TV Special) (ice choreographer) / (musical staging)
  A World of Music (TV Series) (musical staging - 2 episodes, 1976) (choreography - 1 episode, 1976)
- Another Opening, Another Show (1976) ... (musical staging)
- The King's Singers (1976) ... (choreography)
  Nana Mouskouri (TV Series) (ballet choreographer - 2 episodes, 1976) (choreographer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #4.7 (1976) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #4.4 (1976) ... (ballet choreographer)
- Episode #4.2 (1976) ... (ballet choreographer)
 1975 Mr. Quilp (choreographer)
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
 1973 Full House (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (1973) ... (choreographer: Soccer Ballet)
 1972 Man of La Mancha (choreographer)
 1971 200 Motels (choreographer)
 1970 Mary Hopkin in the Land of ... (TV Series) (musical numbers staged by - 6 episodes)
- Pantomime (1970) ... (musical numbers staged by)
- Rhymes (1970) ... (musical numbers staged by)
- Books (1970) ... (musical numbers staged by)
- Theatre (1970) ... (musical numbers staged by)
- Legend (1970) ... (musical numbers staged by)
 1970 The Val Doonican Show (TV Series) (choreography by - 10 episodes)
- Episode #5.10 (1970) ... (choreography by)
- Episode #5.9 (1970) ... (choreography by)
- Episode #5.8 (1970) ... (choreography by)
- Episode #5.7 (1970) ... (choreography by)
- Episode #5.6 (1970) ... (choreography by)
 1969 Pickwick (TV Movie) (choreography)
  The Harry Secombe Show (TV Series) (special staging - 1 episode, 1969) (choreography - 1 episode, 1968)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (special staging)
- Episode #1.0 (1968) ... (choreography)
 1969 Marvelous Party! (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tip-Toes (1968) ... (choreographer)
 1968 It's Topol (TV Series) (staging - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (staging)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (staging)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (staging)
  BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (staged by - 1 episode, 1968) (choreography - 1 episode, 1967) (created by - 1 episode, 1967)
- Just Esther (1968) ... (staged by)
- Hey Riddle Diddle (1967) ... (choreography) / (created by)
 1967 Half a Sixpence (choreographer)
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent (choreographer)
 1967 The Heart of Show Business (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1966 The Long Cocktail Party (TV Movie) (musical numbers arranged by)
 1966 Zodiac (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Aquarius (1966) ... (choreographer)
 1965 Three Hats for Lisa (choreography)
 1964 Seaside Swingers (choreography)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (choreography)
 1963 The Owl and the Pussycat (TV Movie) (choreographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She choreographed the original stage productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Theatre

Alternate Names:

Gillian Lyne | Gillian Lynn

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Trivia:

She was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Outstanding Musical Production for "Dick Whittington". See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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