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Lenny Bruce
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Liza Minnelli
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Joel Grey
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Bob Fosse

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Bob Fosse

American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1927.

Countries: United States (74%), New York (6%), India (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: All That Jazz (film), Lenny Bruce, Dustin Hoffman

Linked to: Playboy, MTV, George Washington University Hospital, The Hershey Company

 

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Bob Fosse was born in 1927 add something


1949

Fosse was first married in 1949 to dance partner Mary Ann Niles add something


1950

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" add something


1951

Joan McCracken - She was married to Jack Dunphy, whom she divorced on March 6, 1951, and to dancer and choreographer Bob Fosse from December 1952 to 1959


1953

His early screen appearances included "Give A Girl A Break", "The Affairs of Dobie Gillis" and "Kiss Me Kate", all released in 1953 add something


1954

Nevertheless, he made the move, and in 1954, he choreographed his first musical, "The Pajama Game", followed by George Abbott's "Damn Yankees" in 1955 add something


1957

In 1957, both Verdon and Fosse were studying with Sanford Meisner to develop a better acting technique for themselves add something


1960

In 1960, Fosse was, for the first time, both director and choreographer of a musical called simply "Redhead" add something

 

It was while working on the latter show that he first met the red-headed rising star whom he was to marry in 1960, Gwen Verdon add something


1966

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


1969

His first, "Sweet Charity" in 1969, starring Shirley MacLaine, is an adaptation of the Broadway musical he had directed and choreographed add something


1970

He separated from Verdon in the 1970s, but they remained legally married until his death add something

 

Ann Reinking - She was both a protégé and romantically involved with Bob Fosse for 6 years in the 1970s, having separated romantically by 1978


1971

Cabaret (film) - In 1971, Bob Fosse learned through Harold Prince, director of the original Broadway production, that Cy Feuer was producing a film adaptation of "Cabaret" through ABC Pictures and Allied Artists


1972

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

 

Fritz Wepper - In 1972 he played Fritz Wendel, a Jew passing as a Christian, in Bob Fosse's film version of "Cabaret" , opposite Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey and Michael York

 

Cabaret (film) - "'Cabaret"' is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey


1974

Fosse went on to direct "Lenny" in 1974, a biopic of comic Lenny Bruce starring Dustin Hoffman add something

 

Lenny Bruce - Bruce was the subject of the 1974 biographical film "Lenny" directed by Bob Fosse and starring Dustin Hoffman , and based on the Broadway stage play of the same name written by Julian Barry and starring Cliff Gorman in his 1972 Tony *award winning role


1975

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

 

Valerie Perrine - In 1975, Perrine was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress and won the Best Actress *award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role as comedian Lenny Bruce's wife, stripper Honey Bruce, in Bob Fosse's "Lenny"

 

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"


1979

In 1979, Fosse co-wrote and directed a semi-autobiographical film "All That Jazz", which portrayed the life of a womanizing, drug-addicted choreographer-director in the midst of triumph and failure add something

 

Wallace Shawn - He made his film debut in 1979, playing Diane Keaton's ex-husband in Woody Allen's "Manhattan" and an insurance agent in Bob Fosse's "All That Jazz"

 

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

 

Jessica Lange - In 1979, Lange was cast as the 'Angel of Death' in Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film, All That Jazz.

 

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

 

All That Jazz (film) - "'All That Jazz"' is a 1979 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse


1980

In the summer and fall of 1980, working with "All That Jazz" executive producer Daniel Melnick, Fosse commissioned documentary research for a follow-up feature having to do with the motivations that compel people to become performers, but he found the results uninspiring and abandoned the project add something

 

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"


1983

His final film, 1983's "Star 80", was a controversial biopic about slain "Playboy" Playmate Dorothy Stratten add something


1986

In 1986 he directed and choreographed the unsuccessful Broadway production of "Big Deal", which he wrote add something


Bob Fosse died in 1987 add something

 

On September 23, 1987, Bob Fosse died from a heart attack at George Washington University Hospital add something


 

The Los Angeles Dance awards, founded in 1994, were called the "Fosse awards", and are now called the American Choreography awards add something


1996

Reinking played the role of Roxie Hart in the highly successful New York revival of "Chicago", which opened in 1996 add something


1999

In 1999, Verdon served as artistic consultant on a plotless Broadway musical designed to showcase examples of classic Fosse choreography add something

 

In 1999, the revue "Fosse" won a Tony award for best musical, and in 2001 the show earned Fosse a Laurence Olivier award for Best Theatre Choreographer add something


2002

Nicole Scherzinger - She had first seen them performing on The Late Show with David Letterman in November 2002, where Carmen Electra sang "Big Spender" from the Bob Fosse musical Sweet Charity.


2003

A fellowship was established by his daughter Nicole in 2003 at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company add something

 

All That Jazz (film) - The DVD issued in 2003 features scene-specific commentary by Roy Scheider and interviews with Scheider and Bob Fosse


2007

In 2007, Bob Fosse was inducted, posthumously, into the National Museum of Dance's Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame add something

 

Fosse was inducted into the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, New York, New York on 27 April 2007 add something


2012

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of November 2012 add something


2013

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of June 2013 add something


2014

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of July 2014 add something

 

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of September 2014 add something

 

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of November 2014 add something


2016

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of September 2016 add something


2017

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of September 2017 add something


2018

She choreographed the dances "in the style of Bob Fosse" for that revival, which is still running on Broadway as of July 2018 add something