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Bob Fosse
Bob Fosse and Viveca Lindfors 1963.jpg
Fosse with Viveca Lindfors in the musical Pal Joey (1963)
Born
Robert Louis Fosse

(1927-06-23)June 23, 1927
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died September 23, 1987(1987-09-23) (aged 60)
Resting place Ashes scattered in the Atlantic Ocean off the shores of Napeague/Amagansett, New York
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Occupation Actor, choreographer, dancer, director, screenwriter
Years active 1947–1987
Spouse(s)
Mary Ann Niles
(m. 1949; div. 1951)

Joan McCracken
(m. 1952; div. 1959)

Gwen Verdon
(m. 1960; sep. 1971)
Partner(s) Ann Reinking (1972–1978)
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Robert Louis Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American dancer, musical-theatre choreographer, and theatre and film director. He was the only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year (1973). He was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning Best Director for Cabaret, and won a record eight Tonys for his choreography, as well as one for direction.


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