Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon

Choreographer

Gwen Verdon, one of the quintessential Broadway musical stars of the 20th century, died in her sleep during the night of Oct. 17-18, 2002. She was in Woodstock, VT, where she was visiting her daughter, Nicole Greiner, said a spokesman for the show Fosse, in which Verdon had a hand. She was 75.

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  • Born: Jan 13, 1925 in Culver City, California
  • Death: Oct 18, 2000 in Woodstock, Vermont

Awards

Outer Critics Circle
1966 Outstanding Performance Sweet Charity Winner
Theatre World Awards
1953 Theatre World Award Can-Can Winner
Tony Award
1976 Best Actress in a Musical Chicago Nominee
1966 Best Actress in a Musical Sweet Charity Nominee
1959 Best Actress in a Musical Redhead Winner
1958 Best Actress in a Musical New Girl in Town Winner
1956 Best Actress in a Musical Damn Yankees Winner
1954 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Can-Can Winner
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