Bob Fosse

Biography

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Robert Louis “Bob” Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director. He won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards for choreography, as well as one for direction. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for his direction of Cabaret (beating Francis Ford Coppola for The Godfather). He was closely identified with his third wife, Broadway dancing star Gwen Verdon. She was both the dancer/collaborator/muse upon whom he choreographed much of his work and, together with dancer/choreographer Ann Reinking, a significant guardian of the Fosse legacy after his death.

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Robert Louis “Bob” Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director. He won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards for choreography, as well as one for direction. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for his direction of Cabaret (beating Francis Ford Coppola for The Godfather). He was closely identified with his third wife, Broadway dancing star Gwen Verdon. She was both the dancer/collaborator/muse upon whom he choreographed much of his work and, together with dancer/choreographer Ann Reinking, a significant guardian of the Fosse legacy after his death.

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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1927-06-23

Day of Death 1987-09-23

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, U.S

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1977 Thieves as Mr. Day
1974 Lenny as The Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)
1974 The Little Prince as The Snake
1958 The Garry Moore Show(1 episode)
1955 My Sister Eileen as Frank Lippincott (as Robert Fosse)
1953 Give a Girl A Break as Bob Dowdy
1953 Kiss Me Kate as 'Hortensio'
1953 The Affairs of Dobie Gillis as Charlie Trask
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(4 episodes)
1900 AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire

Directing

1983 Star 80 … Director
1979 All That Jazz … Director
1974 Lenny … Director
1972 Liza Minnelli: Liza With a Z … Director
1972 Cabaret … Director
1969 Sweet Charity … Director

Writing

2002 Chicago … Screenplay
1983 Star 80 … Screenplay
1979 All That Jazz … Writer

Crew

1981 Pippin … Choreographer
1972 Liza Minnelli: Liza With a Z … Choreographer

Production

1972 Liza Minnelli: Liza With a Z … Producer

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