Dancer and choreographer who served as director of the Royal Ballet in England from 1963 to 1970.
He was inspired to become a dancer after seeing a performance by Anna Pavlova.
He choreographed Romeo and Juliet for the Royal Danish Ballet in 1958.
His nephew Anthony Russell-Roberts was Administrative Director of The Royal Ballet from 1983 until 2009.
He choreographed the feature film ballet The Tales of Beatrix Potter.