Person - Champion, Gower (1921-1980)

Champion, Gower (1921-1980)

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Person

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Champion, Gower (1921-1980)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Illinois (Estados unidos)  1921-06-22 - 1980-08-25

History:

Gower Champion was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer and dancer. He began his dance studies as a child and at the age of 15 he was already a famous dancer that formed a duet with Jeanne Tyler, known as "Gower and Jeanne, America's Youngest Dance Team". By the end of the thirties he worked in Broadway, but his job was interrupted due to the Second World War, in which he participated in the United States Coast Guard. It was since the fifties when he started to make musical films, mostly produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, apart from working for several television shows. In the sixties he broke into directing films, mainly for television. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Among his most notable films are: "Show Boat" (1951), "Till the Clouds Roll By" (1946), "My Six Loves" (1963) and "An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte" (1969).

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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Illinois (Estados unidos) in 1921-06-22

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

New York in 1980-08-25

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