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choreographer , director , dancer

Jack Cole, American choreographer, dancer, director. award for dancing in Ziegfeld Follies, Dance Mag; award for choreography The Jolson Story, 1945; award for choreography and dancing in Alive and Kicking, 1950; award for choreography Three for the Show, 1955</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Feb.

Background

Cole, Jack was born on April 27, 1914 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.

Education

Student with Ted Shawn, Ruth St. Denis, Charles Weidman, Doris Humphrey, others, ethnic dance forms in Brazil, Cuba, Philippines, Ireland.

Career

Made debut as dancer in Job, New York City, summer 1931. Choreographer Something for the Boys, 1943, Allah Be Praised. Choreographer, dancer films including Moon Over Miami, 1941, Kismet, 1944, Lydia Bailey, 1952, Designing Woman, 1957.

Choreographer movies including Eadie Was a Lady, 1945, The Jolson Story, 1945, Tars and Spars, 1946, Down to Earth, 1947, On the Riviera, 1951, David and Bathsheba, 1951, The Merry Widow, 1952, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953, The Farmer Takes a Wife, 1953, Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, 1955, Les Girls, 1957, Some Like It Hot, 1959, Let’s Make Love, 1960. Choreographer, dancer television shows including Perry Como Show, Bob Hope Show, Sid Caesar Show.