Robbins, Jerome Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1918-10-11 – 1998-07-29 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Robbins, Jerome

External Documents

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Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Jerorme Robbins was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on stage, film, and television. Among his numerous stage productions were On the Town, Peter Pan, High Button Shoes, The King and I, The Pajama Game, Bells Are Ringing, West Side Story, Gypsy, and Fiddler on the Roof. Robbins was a five-time Tony Award-winner and a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors. He received two Academy Awards, including the 1961 Academy Award for Best Director with Robert Wise for West Side Story.