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Bob Fosse

1927 - 1987

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Robert Louis Fosse (; June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, choreographer, dancer, and film and stage director. 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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Fosse has received more than 5,682,196 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Bob Fosse is the 1,152nd most popular actor (down from 784th in 2019), the 2,047th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,473rd in 2019) and the 560th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Bob Fosse ranks 1,152 out of 9,996Before him are Louise Brooks, John Barrymore, Linda Gray, Graham Greene, Mikael Persbrandt, and Delphine Seyrig. After him are Jean Arthur, Daniel Brühl, Brendan Fraser, Ricardo Montalbán, Armand Assante, and Corinne Cléry.

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Among people born in 1927, Bob Fosse ranks 94Before him are Claude Gensac, Lee Grant, Ram Narayan, Pierre Alechinsky, Günter Guillaume, and Alfredo Kraus. After him are Eldar Ryazanov, Paul Badura-Skoda, R. D. Laing, Dick Bruna, Robert Plutchik, and François Furet. Among people deceased in 1987, Bob Fosse ranks 54Before him are Eugen Jochum, Américo Tomás, Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Salim Ali, Alistair MacLean, and William Stuart-Houston. After him are Federico Mompou, Camille Chamoun, Andrei Mironov, Anny Ondra, Maxwell D. Taylor, and Geraldine Page.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Fosse ranks 2,047 out of 18,182Before him are John Barrymore (1882), Grace Slick (1939), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Linda Gray (1940), Sam Houston (1793), and Christina Aguilera (1980). After him are Paul Ryan (1970), Gigi Hadid (1995), Jean Arthur (1900), John Frankenheimer (1930), David Berkowitz (1953), and Mary Anderson (1862).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Fosse ranks 560Before him are Ted Danson (1947), Al Lettieri (1928), Mercedes McCambridge (1916), Louise Brooks (1906), John Barrymore (1882), and Linda Gray (1940). After him are Jean Arthur (1900), Brendan Fraser (1968), Armand Assante (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Teri Hatcher (1964), and Candice Bergen (1946).

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