Date of Birth:
13 January 1924
Roland Petit played in 1 movies in the Biography, Family, Musical, Romance genres.
Roland Petit got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
A student of the Paris Opera Ballet at age 10.
Created the Ballet de Champs-Elysees in 1945.
Made musicals in Hollywood from 1951-1955, including Daddy Long Legs (1955) with Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron, and Anything Goes (1956) with Bing Crosby and ballerina Zizi Jeanmaire, who later became his wife.
Won the French National Prize for Dance in 1979.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1981 Tony Award as Best Choreographer for "Can-Can."