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Bob Fosse

Choreographer, director, screenwriter

Died when: 60 years 92 days (723 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Bob Fosse

Robert Louis Fosse (;June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American dancer, musical-theatre choreographer, actor, theatre director, and filmmaker.He directed and choreographed musical works on stage and screen, including the stage musicals The Pajama Game (1954), Damn Yankees (1955), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961), Sweet Charity (1966), Pippin (1972), and Chicago (1975).

His films include Sweet Charity (1969), Cabaret (1972), Lenny (1975), and All That Jazz (1979).Fosse's distinctive style of choreography included turned-in knees and "jazz hands".

He is the only person ever to have won Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year (1973).He was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning Best Director for Cabaret, and won the Palme D'Or in 1980 for All That Jazz.

He won a record eight Tonys for his choreography, as well as one for direction for Pippin.


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