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Berkeley, Busby (William Berkeley Enos)

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 80 years of age.

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.




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