US ballet dancer and choreographer
1934 - Born Joseph Jacques Ahearn on the 28th of July, in Dedham, Massachusetts.
Jacques d'Amboise was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.
Choreographed ballets for the New York City Ballet.
1956 - Married Carolyn George, a photographer and former ballerina, on New Years Day.
1976 - He founded the National Dance Institute.
1978 - D'Amboise received a D.F.A. from Bates College.
1990 - Received award from MacArthur Fellowship, a Kennedy Center Honors Award, a National Medal of the Arts.
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