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Kenny Ortega

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Birthday
18, 1950
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1950 (age 67)
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA

About

Director of such popular films as Hocus Pocus from 1993 and the High School Musical film series. 

Before Fame

He worked with Gene Kelly as a choreographer on Xanadu, which led him to choreograph Dirty Dancing from 1987. 

Trivia

He was collaborating with Michael Jackson on his planned This Is It concert tour before the pop star's tragic death. 

Family Life

He was born to Madeline, a waitress, and Octavio, a factory worker. 

Associated With

His hit film Hocus Pocus starred Sarah Jessica Parker, later of Sex and the City fame. 

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