Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
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.