Robert Helpmann

1909 - 1986

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Sir Robert Murray Helpmann, CBE (né Helpman, 9 April 1909 – 28 September 1986) was an Australian ballet dancer, actor, director and choreographer. After early work in Australia he moved to Britain in 1932, where he joined the Vic-Wells Ballet under its creator, Ninette de Valois. He became one of the company's leading men, partnering Alicia Markova and later Margot Fonteyn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Helpmann has received more than 763,497 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Helpmann is the 67th most popular dancer, the 314th most popular biography from Australia and the most popular Australian Dancer.

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Among dancers, Robert Helpmann ranks 67 out of 75Before him are Joaquín Cortés, Svetlana Zakharova, Mrinalini Sarabhai, Katherine Dunham, Saroj Khan, and Rukmini Devi Arundale. After him are Jin Xing, Balasaraswati, Twyla Tharp, Yamini Krishnamurthy, Sergei Polunin, and Melody Thornton.

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Among people born in 1909, Robert Helpmann ranks 292Before him are Wallace Stegner, Evelyne Hall, C. Douglas Dillon, Bimal Roy, George Saling, and Sam Balter. After him are Norris Bradbury, Ruby Keeler, Vivian Vance, Eleanor Garatti, Howard Da Silva, and Miguel White. Among people deceased in 1986, Robert Helpmann ranks 225Before him are Yakima Canutt, Bessie Head, Rudy Vallée, Hank Greenberg, Anna Neagle, and Edmund Rubbra. After him are Chuck McKinley, Howard Da Silva, Len Bias, Smita Patil, Jerry Paris, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Robert Helpmann ranks 314 out of 790Before him are Paul Hawkins (1937), Mark Viduka (1975), Robert H. McNaught (1956), Ken Fletcher (1940), David Walker (1941), and John McEwen (1900). After him are Danny Clark (1951), Virgil Donati (1958), Norma Croker (1934), Greg Norman (1955), Paul England (1929), and Troy Bayliss (1969).

Among DANCERS In Australia

Among dancers born in Australia, Robert Helpmann ranks 1After him are Wade Robson (1982).