Bob Fosse (1927–1987)


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Bob Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Louis Fosse. He is known for his work on Cabaret (1972), Lenny (1974) and All That Jazz (1979). He was married to Gwen Verdon, Joan McCracken and Mary Ann Niles. He died on September 23, 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cabaret Miscellaneous Crew
(1972)
Lenny The Interviewer
(1974)
All That Jazz Miscellaneous Crew
(1979)
Liza with a Z Miscellaneous Crew
(1972)

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  Fosse/Verdon (TV Mini-Series) (Big Spender and If They Could See Me Now original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (All That Jazz and Nowadays original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (All That Jazz original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Manson Trio original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Two Lost Souls original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Who's Got The Pain and Whatever Lola Wants original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Big Spender original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019) (Mein Herr original choreography by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Providence (2019) ... (Big Spender and If They Could See Me Now original choreography by)
- Nowadays (2019) ... (All That Jazz and Nowadays original choreography by)
- All I Care About Is Love (2019) ... (All That Jazz original choreography by)
- Glory (2019) ... (Manson Trio original choreography by)
- Who's Got the Pain? (2019) ... (Two Lost Souls original choreography by) / (Who's Got The Pain and Whatever Lola Wants original choreography by)
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... (choreographer: original)
 1981 Pippin: His Life and Times (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (choreographer: original New York production) / (stage director: original New York production)
 1979 All That Jazz (choreographer)
 1974 The Little Prince (choreographer)
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1972 Cabaret (dances staged by)
 1970 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #23.19 (1970) ... (choreographer)
 1969 Sweet Charity (choreographed by) / (from the New York stage production staging and choreography by)
 1961 The Seasons of Youth (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Wonderful World of Entertainment (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1958 Damn Yankees (choreographer)
 1957 The Pajama Game (choreographer)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (choreographer - as Robert Fosse)
 1953 Kiss Me Kate (choreographer - uncredited)
 1951 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.37 (1951) ... (choreographer)
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The musical, "Fosse: A Celebration in Song and Dance," was performed on Broadway in New York City with Valarie Pettiford and Santo Loquasto in the cast. Richard Maltby Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking were developers. Andrew Bridge was lighting and costume designer. Desmond Richardson and Scott Wise were directors. Ralph Burns... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Niles and Fosse | Robert Fosse | Fosse | Fosse & Niles

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working with Valerie Perrine on Lenny (1974)] Quite simply, she is the best actress I have ever directed. See more »

Trivia:

Was at times slated to choreograph and direct several Broadway hits, including "Funny Girl" and "Promises, Promises". See more »

Trademark:

In most of his choreographed sequences, you will see him or his proteges wearing a hat/gloves. See more »

Nickname:

Bobbie See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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