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Gwen Verdon
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Actress
    (January 13, 1925-August 18, 2000)
    Appeared in the films 'The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953),' 'Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955),' 'Damn Yankees! (1958),' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978),' 'The Cotton Club (1984)' and 'Cocoon (1985)'
    Performed on Broadway in 'Can-Can,' 'Redhead,' 'New Girl in Town,' 'Damn Yankees,' 'Sweet Charity' and 'Chicago'
    Married Bob Fosse (1960-1987)
    She remained married to Bob Fosse until his death despite his frequent infidelities.
    She had to be hospitalized during the pre-Broadway tryout of 'Sweet Charity' when a feather from one of the boas used for her costume wrapped around her, straining her vocal chords.
    She was known as 'The Superior Posterior.'
    She suffered from a childhood disease that caused her legs to be bent and misshapen.
    She taught Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe how to dance.
    She won four Tony Awards.
    She is one of the greatest dancers in the history of Broadway.
    She was the temptress in 'Damn Yankees.'
    She and Carol Haney provided the tap dancing sounds for Gene Kelly in 'Dancing in the Rain.'

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