Robert Helpmann

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Birthday
9, 1909
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 28, 1986 (77)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1909
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 28, 1986 (77)

About

Former dancer and choreographer most remembered as the co-director of the Australian Ballet.

Before Fame

He got his start by joining Anna Pavlova's touring company when he was young.

Trivia

In 1964, he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire -- a highly prestigious honor.

Family Life

He died in 1986, and was honored by Australia with a state funeral in Sydney.

Associated With

He got his start in ballet after being hired by Anna Pavlova to join her travelling touring company.