Knowledge Identifier: +Bob_Fosse
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1927.
Countries: United States (74%), New York (6%), India (3%)
Linked to: Playboy, MTV, George Washington University Hospital, The Hershey Company
Fosse and Niles were regular performers on "Your Hit Parade" during its 1950-51 season, and during this season Martin and Lewis caught their act in New York's Pierre Hotel and scheduled them to appear on the "Colgate Comedy Hour"
In 1957, both Verdon and Fosse were studying with Sanford Meisner to develop a better acting technique for themselves
Sam Mendes - The production was approached with a fresh concept, differing greatly from both the original 1966 production directed by Harold Prince and the famed film version, directed by Bob Fosse
His first, "Sweet Charity" in 1969, starring Shirley MacLaine, is an adaptation of the Broadway musical he had directed and choreographed
Ann Reinking - She was both a protégé and romantically involved with Bob Fosse for 6 years in the 1970s, having separated romantically by 1978
Ralph Burns - Burns worked with film-director Bob Fosse and in 1972 won the Academy *award as music supervisor for "Cabaret"
John Rubinstein - He made his Broadway acting debut in 1972 and received a Theater World *award for creating the title role in the musical "Pippin", directed by Bob Fosse
Chicago (2002 film) - A film version of "Chicago" was to have been the next project for legendary stage and film choreographer and director Bob Fosse, who directed and choreographed the original 1975 Broadway production
All That Jazz (film) - The film was inspired by Bob Fosse's manic effort to edit his film "Lenny" while simultaneously staging the 1975 Broadway musical "Chicago"
Ann Reinking - In 1979 Reinking appeared in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film "All That Jazz", in a role loosely based on her own life and relationship with Fosse
John Lithgow - In 1979, Lithgow portrayed Lucas Sergeant in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical movie "All That Jazz"
Roy Scheider - In 1979, four years after he appeared in "Jaws", he received his second Academy *award nomination, this time as Best Actor in "All That Jazz", in which he played a fictionalized version of the film's director and co-writer Bob Fosse
Debbie Allen - She first began receiving critical attention in 1980 for her appearance in the role of Anita in the Broadway revival of "West Side Story" which earned her a Tony Award nomination and a Drama Desk Award, she would receive a second Tony Award nomination in 1986 for her performance in the title role of Bob Fosse's "Sweet Charity"
His final film, 1983's "Star 80", was a controversial biopic about slain "Playboy" Playmate Dorothy Stratten
Reinking played the role of Roxie Hart in the highly successful New York revival of "Chicago", which opened in 1996