Danny Daniels

Danny Daniels

Choreographer

Danny Daniels, the Broadway, film, and TV dancer and choreographer who enjoyed a career that lasted from 1941 to 2001, capped by a Tony Award for The Tap Dance Kid in 1984, died July 7 at age 92, Playbill has learned.

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  • Born: Oct 25, 1924 in Albany, New York
  • Death: Jul 7, 2017 in Santa Monica, CA

Roles (21)

If You Ever Leave Me... I'm Going with You! Playbill - Opening Night If You Ever Leave Me...I'm Going with You! (2001)
Opened Aug 6, 2001
  • Dance Supervisor
If You Ever Leave Me, I'm Coming With You - Opening Night
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The Tap Dance Kid Playbill - Dec 1983 The Tap Dance Kid (1983)
Opened Dec 21, 1983
  • Musical Staging and Dances
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I Remember Mama Playbill - May 1979 I Remember Mama (1979)
Opened May 31, 1979
  • Musical Staging
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The American Dance Machine Playbill - June 1978 The American Dance Machine (1978)
Opened Jun 14, 1978
  • Featuring choreography from Walking Happy
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Walking Happy Playbill - Nov 1966 Walking Happy (1966)
Opened Nov 26, 1966
  • Choreographer
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Annie Get Your Gun Playbill - Nov 1966 Annie Get Your Gun (1966)
Opened Sep 21, 1966
  • Dances and production numbers staged
Annie Get Your Gun - October 1966
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High Spirits Playbill - May 1964 High Spirits (1964)
Opened Apr 7, 1964
  • Musical Staging
High Spirits - May 1964
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All American Playbill - Opening Night, Mar 1962 All American (1962)
Opened Mar 19, 1962
  • Choreographer
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Kiss Me, Kate Playbill - Jan 1949 Kiss Me, Kate (1948)
Opened Dec 30, 1948
  • as Bill Calhoun / Lucentio (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Jun 5, 1950
Make Mine Manhattan Playbill - Jan 1948 Make Mine Manhattan (1948)
Opened Jan 15, 1948
  • as Sissy (Original)
  • as "Talk To Me" Performer (Original)
  • as "Saturday Night in Central Park" Dancer (Original)
  • as "Ringalevio" Dancer (Original)
  • as "My Brudder and Me" Performer (Original)
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Awards

Tony Award
1984 Best Choreography The Tap Dance Kid Winner
1967 Best Choreography Walking Happy Nominee
1967 Best Choreography Annie Get Your Gun Nominee
1964 Best Choreography High Spirits Nominee
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