Date of Birth:
13 January 1925
Gwen Verdon played in 5 movies in the Crime, Drama, Music, Music, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Fantasy genres.
Gwen Verdon got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
Taught Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe to dance.
Mother of Nicole Fosse (b. 1963)
Mother of Jim Henaghan (b. 1943).
First married at the age of 17 (to a tabloid reporter).
Brother: William F. Verdon
Suffered from childhood disease that caused her legs to be badly bent and misshapen; her mother enrolled her in dance to strengthen them.
Has flaming red hair.
Dance teacher was Clara Reid.
Before Sweet Charity went to Broadway, something terrible happened to Gwen. Her throat began hurting, but she continued to sing until she was almost completely voiceless. She was hospitalized, and it was discovered that a feather from one of the boas used for costume was wrapped around her vocal chords.
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