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Overview for Bob Fosse
Bob Fosse

Bob Fosse


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Also Known As: Died: September 23, 1987
Born: June 23, 1927 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Dance ...


wife: Mary Ann Niles. Dancer. First wife; married in 1949; divorced in 1951; died in 1987, one week after Fosse's death.
wife: Joan McCracken. Dancer, actor. Second wife; married in 1953; divorced in 1954; died in 1961; met while both appeared in "Dance Me a Song" on Broadway (1949).
wife: Gwen Verdon. Dancer, actor, assistant choreographer. Married in 1960; separated but never divorced, remaining friends and collaborators; he collapsed in her arms in 1987, stricken with his third, and fatal heart attack; starred as Lola in film version of "Damn Yankees", choreographed by Fosse.
companion: Ann Reinking. Dancer, actor, choreographer. Together on and off from 1973 to 1979.
companion: Jessica Lange. Actor, model. Had on-again, off-again relationship that began in 1975.
companion: Julie Hagerty. Actor. Had on-again, off-again relationship between 1977 and 1979.

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