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June Taylor

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The Resume

    (December 14, 1917-May 16, 2004)
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Birth name was Marjorie June Taylor
    Dancer turned choreographer
    Formed the June Taylor Dancers (1942)
    Joined Jackie Gleason's Cavalcade of Stars

Why she might be annoying:

    At fourteen, she lied about her age to become a dancer at the Chez Paree nightclub.
    One of her early ambitions was dashed when a producer told her, 'You can't dance with Fred Astaire. You're too tall.'
    Her sister Marilyn became Gleason's third wife.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She switched from dancing to choreography after collapsing on stage with tuberculosis (1938).
    She became lifelong friends with Gleason after helping him through an attack of stage fright.
    She won an Emmy for her choreography (1955),
    After moving to Florida, she choreographed the half time shows of the Miami Dolphins' cheerleaders (1978-90).

Credit: C. Fishel

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Year In Review:

    In 2023, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 4 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying