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