Bob Fosse

1927 - 1987

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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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Fosse has received more than 4,896,644 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Bob Fosse is the 784th most popular actor (up from 1,210th in 2019), the 1,474th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,236th in 2019) and the 392nd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Bob Fosse ranks 784 out of 10,030Before him are Jeremy Brett, Norman Reedus, Betty White, Christine Baranski, Patrick Dempsey, and Mistinguett. After him are Oskar Werner, Wade Williams, Dominique Sanda, Maria Schneider, Rod Taylor, and Shirley Knight.

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Among people born in 1927, Bob Fosse ranks 76Before him are Herbert Blomstedt, Lucio Fulci, Carlo Maria Martini, Abdul Halim of Kedah, Jupp Derwall, and Kurt Masur. After him are Lee Konitz, John Vane, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Robert Shaw, and Megumu Tamura. Among people deceased in 1987, Bob Fosse ranks 39Before him are Peter Tosh, Yasuo Haruyama, André Masson, Jaco Pastorius, Liberace, and Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover. After him are Alistair MacLean, Henry Ford II, Buddy Rich, Douglas Sirk, Didier Pironi, and Danny Kaye.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Fosse ranks 1,474 out of 15,968Before him are George Stigler (1911), Christine Baranski (1952), Patrick Dempsey (1966), Norman Mailer (1923), Merce Cunningham (1919), and Steve Bannon (1953). After him are Kenneth Waltz (1924), Roy O. Disney (1893), Lee Miller (1907), Lee Konitz (1927), Wade Williams (1961), and E. Donnall Thomas (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Fosse ranks 392Before him are Mark Harmon (1951), Gillian Anderson (1968), Norman Reedus (1969), Betty White (1922), Christine Baranski (1952), and Patrick Dempsey (1966). After him are Wade Williams (1961), Shirley Knight (1936), Jack Black (1969), Steve Carell (1962), Michael Madsen (1957), and David Schwimmer (1966).

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