Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon
1925 - 2000

Gwen Verdon  American Actress


Gwenyth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American actress and dancer who won four Tony awards for her musical comedy performances and served as uncredited choreographers assistant and specialty dance coach for both th...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship27 yrs
Shortest Relationship5 yrs
Average Relationship Length16 yrs
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Gwen
Middle Name Evelyn
Maiden Name Verdon
Full Name at Birth Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon
Alternative Name Gwennie, The Superior Posterior
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th January, 1925
Birthplace Culver City, Los Angeles, California
Died 18th October, 2000
Place of Death Woodstock, Vermont
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Red
Distinctive Feature Flaming red hair
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, CA
Occupation Text Actress, Dancer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Damn Yankees
Year(s) Active 1936–2000
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Gwen Verdon75 CapricornActress
Bob Fosse60 CancerChoreographer
James Henaghan-
Scott Brady60 VirgoActor


Female24th March, 196353 years old

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Bruno2000 Mrs. Drago Movie
Walking Across Egypt1999 Alora Movie
Best Friends for Life1998 Edith Cooper TV Movie
Marvin's Room1996 Ruth Movie
In Cold Blood1996 Sadie Truitt TV Movie
Promised Land1996 Karen Hatcher TV Show
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All1994 Etta Pell, Old Folks Home Resident TV Movie
The Cosby Mysteries1994 Yolanda TV Show
Touched by an Angel1994 Lorraine McCully TV Show
Homicide: Life on the Street1993 Jessie Doohen TV Show
Key West1993 Sister Grace TV Show
Walker, Texas Ranger1993 Maisie Whitman TV Show
Alice1990 Alice's Mother Movie
Dream On1990 Kitty Brewer TV Show
Cocoon: The Return1988 Bess McCarthy Selwyn Movie
Dear John1988 Yvonne TV Show
Nadine1987 Vera Movie
All Is Forgiven1986 Bonita Harrell TV Show
Cocoon1985 Bess McCarthy Movie
The Equalizer1985 Kelly Sterling TV Show
The Cotton Club1984 Tish Dwyer Movie
The Jerk, Too1984 Bag Lady (uncredited) TV Movie
Hotel1983 Iris Lloyd TV Show
Webster1983 Aunt Charlotte TV Show
Legs1983 Maureen Comly TV Movie
Parade of Stars1983 Charity TV Movie
Fame1982 Melinda MacNeil TV Show
Gimme a Break!1981 Lily TV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980 Katherine Peterson TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Ms. Taylor TV Show
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978 Our Guests at Heartland Movie
Deadly Visitor1973 TV Movie
M*A*S*H1972 Brandy Doyle TV Show
All My Children1970 Judith Kingsley Sawyer (1982) TV Show
Love, American Style1969 Estelle Mayberry (segment "Love and the New Act") TV Show
NET Playhouse1966 TV Show
Damn Yankees!1958 Lola Movie
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes1955 Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Once Upon an Eastertime1954 Cathy TV Movie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1953 Abigail (uncredited) Movie
The I Don't Care Girl1953 Specialty Dancer - 'Beale Street Blues' (uncredited) Movie
The Mississippi Gambler1953 Voodoo Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Dreamboat1952 Girl in Television Commercial (uncredited) Movie
The Merry Widow1952 Specialty Can-Can Dancer (uncredited) Movie
David and Bathsheba1951 Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Movie
On the Riviera1951 Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Goodyear Playhouse1951 Shirley Kochendorfer TV Show
Meet Me After the Show1951 Sappho, Dancer in No Talent Joe Movie
The Blonde from Brooklyn1945 Girl in Nightclub (uncredited) Movie
Hoosier Holiday1943 Cheerleader (as Gwyneth Verdon) Movie
The King Steps Out1936 Specialty Ballerina (uncredited) Movie
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