Person - Walters, Charles (1911-1982)

Walters, Charles (1911-1982)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Walters, Charles (1911-1982)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Brooklyn (Nueva York, Estados Unidos)  1911-11-17 - 1982-08-13

History:

Charles Walters was an American director, choreographer and actor. He began his career as a dancer and actor and thus he became one of the main dance directors at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This way, he started to direct the musicals becoming one of the most famous musical directors between 1940 and 1960. He directed really famous actors such as Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams or Cary Grant. He was the director of "The Barkleys of Broadway" (1949), last film in which Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers would work together. In 1953, he was nominated to the Oscar for Best Director with "Lili". By the end of his career he made television films and episodes for television series. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Among his most well-known films we can find: "High Society" (1956), "Easter Parade" (1948) and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" (1964).

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Brooklyn (Nueva York, Estados Unidos) in 1911-11-17

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

California (Estados Unidos) in 1982-08-13

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Related Authorities

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (Estados Unidos)  ( He/She works for )

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External Links

Recurso Web:

IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a

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