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Berkeley, Busby

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1976 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Choreographers, Director, Entertainers

1895 – Born on the 29th of November in Los Angeles, California.

1900 – He made his stage debut acting in the company of his performing family.

Berkeley served in WWII as a field artillery lieutenant.

1920 – Dance director for Broadway musical ‘A Connecticut Yankee’.

1933 – Choreographed musicals back-to-back for Warner Brothers: "42nd Street", "Footlight Parade" and "Gold

Diggers of 1933".

1943 – Removed as director of Girl Crazy because of disagreements with Garland.

1962 – Berkeley’s final film as choreographer was MGM’s "Billy Rose’s Jumbo".

1976 – Berkeley died on 14th of March in Palm Springs, California.