Biography

Paul Godkin's training as a dancer began at the age of seven in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas. He toured Europe and the United States with the "Ballet Russe", as a soloist in Ballet Theater and as a concert performer. During World War Two, he served with the U.S. Navy for three and one-half years. His first professional choreographic effort, in 1948, served also to introduce him to Michael Todd, in "Willie the Weeper" ballet, arranged for ANTA's "Ballet Ballads.", which had been commissioned by Mr. Todd. In 1951, he arranged the dances for in international revue in Paris which starred Colette Marchand and Maurice Chevalier.

Paul Godkin's training as a dancer began at the age of seven in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas. He toured Europe and the United States with the "Ballet Russe", as a soloist in Ballet Theater and as a concert performer. During World War Two, he served with the U.S. Navy for three and one-half years. His first professional choreographic effort, in 1948, served also to introduce him to Michael Todd, in "Willie the Weeper" ballet, arranged for ANTA's "Ballet Ballads.", which had been commissioned by Mr. Todd. In 1951, he arranged the dances for in international revue in Paris which starred Colette Marchand and Maurice Chevalier.

Personal Info

Known For Crew

Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1914-12-28

Day of Death 1985-06-07

Place of Birth Beaumont, Texas, USA

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Crew TV ShowsMovies

The Jack Benny Hour Choreographer
1970 Pufnstuf Choreographer
1966 Gambit Choreographer
1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! Choreographer
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days Choreographer
1955 How To Be Very, Very Popular Choreographer

Acting

1947 Living in a Big Way as Ballet Dancer
1941 Kathleen as Solo Dancer in 'Around the Corner' Number
1941 The Chocolate Soldier as Performer in Gypsy Cafe Sequence

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