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Nigel Lythgoe

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Birthday
9, 1949
Birthplace
Wallasey, England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1949 (age 68)
Birthplace
Wallasey, England

About

Creator and producer of American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. He also became a judge on So You Think You Can Dance alongside Mary Murphy.

Before Fame

He was a choreographer and performed with the BBC's Young Generation dance group.

Trivia

He developed a reputation for being a tough judge on Popstars, the popular BBC talent show, with the tabloids calling him Nasty Nigel.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his former wife Bonnie.

Associated With

He directed and produced American Idol for a time on which Simon Cowell was also infamous for being a snarky judge.

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