Michael Bennett

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Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 2, 1987 (44)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1943
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 2, 1987 (44)

About

Broadway choreographer who won the Tony Awards for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography for the hit A Chorus Line.

Before Fame

He was a dancer on Broadway who starred in the 1961 musical Subways Are For Sleeping.

Trivia

He won seven Tony Awards and was nominated for an additional eleven.

Family Life

He was born Michael Bennett DiFiglia in Buffalo, New York.

Associated With

He and Bob Fosse were contemporaries, but Fosse was the more famous of the two choreographers, though Bennett had the broader range of styles.