Broadway choreographer who won the Tony Awards for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography for the hit A Chorus Line.
He was a dancer on Broadway who starred in the 1961 musical Subways Are For Sleeping.
He won seven Tony Awards and was nominated for an additional eleven.
He was born Michael Bennett DiFiglia in Buffalo, New York.
He and Bob Fosse were contemporaries, but Fosse was the more famous of the two choreographers, though Bennett had the broader range of styles.