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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 23, 2007|
|Born:||August 12, 1919||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, USA||Profession:||Dance ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Member of the corps of Lincoln Kirstein's Ballet Caravan
Solo dancer and assistant director, Eugene Loring's Dance Players
Soloist with Ballet Theatre
Choreographed and wrote "On Stage!" for Ballet Theatre
Choreographed first Broadway show, "Finian's Rainbow"; won first of five Tony Awards
Feature film debut as choreographer, "Where's Charley?"
Began association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, choreographed "The Band Wagon"
Film acting debut, "It's Always Fair Waeather" (MGM)
Made stage directing and producing debut with "Li'l Abner"; also choreographed
Directorial debut with MGM's "Merry Andrew"; also choreographed
Last feature work for nearly ten years, "Li'l Abner"
Returned to features with "Star!"
Had non-musical role in Michael Ritchie's "Smile"
Returned to features to choreograph and play a small role in Stanley Donen's "Movie Movie"
Last film to date, Blake Edwards' "Skin Deep"
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