Biography

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William Harold "Bobby" Connolly (July 4, 1897 - February 29, 1944) was an American director and choreographer for both film and the Broadway stage.

Connolly received four Academy Awards nominations, all in the category of Best Dance Direction, for his work on the films Go Into Your Dance (1935), Broadway Hostess (1935), Cain and Mabel (1936), and Ready, Willing and Able (1937).

Other film credits include dance director for The Wizard of Oz (1939) and For Me and My Gal (1942).

Father to William "Bill" Connolly born September 21, 1923 (age 92) currently residing in Long Beach, California.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Harold "Bobby" Connolly (July 4, 1897 - February 29, 1944) was an American director and choreographer for both film and the Broadway stage.

Connolly received four Academy Awards nominations, all in the category of Best Dance Direction, for his work on the films Go Into Your Dance (1935), Broadway Hostess (1935), Cain and Mabel (1936), and Ready, Willing and Able (1937).

Other film credits include dance director for The Wizard of Oz (1939) and For Me and My Gal (1942).

Father to William "Bill" Connolly born September 21, 1923 (age 92) currently residing in Long Beach, California.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 11

Birthday 1897-07-04

Day of Death 1944-02-29

Place of Birth New York, New York, U.S.A.

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Also Known As

  • Bobby Connelly
  • Bob Connolly

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1944 11th. Naval District 'United States Coast Guard Band'Director
1938 Out Where the Stars BeginDirector
1938 Fools for ScandalDirector
1938 The Patient In Room 18Director
1937 Expensive HusbandsDirector
1937 The Devil's Saddle LegionDirector
1937 A Day at Santa AnitaDirector
1937 Ready, Willing and AbleStage Director
1936 Changing of the GuardDirector

Crew

1935 Sweet MusicChoreographer

Sound

1937 Ready, Willing and AbleMusic Director

Acting

1935 A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio as Himself (uncredited)

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