Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon
1925 - 2000
Gwen Verdon  American Actress

Gwen Verdon dating history


Gwen Verdon was previously married to Bob Fosse (1960 - 1987) and James Henaghan (1942 - 1947).

Gwen Verdon was in a relationship with Scott Brady.


American Actress Gwen Verdon was born Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon on 13th January, 1925 in Culver City, Los Angeles, California and passed away on 18th Oct 2000 Woodstock, Vermont aged 75. She is most remembered for Damn Yankees. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Gwen Verdon was in an on-screen matchup with Don Ameche in Cocoon: The Return (1988).

Gwen Verdon is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from California and American women singers.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 29 years, 9 months 17 years, 4 months 5 years
Dating1 - - -
Total3 29 years, 9 months 11 years, 7 months 5 years


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
Official Websites,,

Gwyneth Evelyn "Gwen" Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American actress and dancer. She won four Tony Awards for her musical comedy performances, and served as an uncredited choreographer's assistant and specialty dance coach for theater and film. With flaming red hair and a quaver in her voice, Verdon was a critically acclaimed performer on Broadway in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Having originated many roles in musicals she is also strongly identified with her second husband, director–choreographer Bob Fosse, remembered as the dancer–collaborator–muse for whom he choreographed much of his work and as the guardian of his legacy after his death.

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Gwen Verdon75 CapricornActress
Bob Fosse60 CancerChoreographer
James Henaghan-
Scott Brady60 VirgoActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JimMaleJames Henaghan
NicoleFemale24th March, 196359 years oldBob Fosse


Bruno2000Mrs. DragoMovie
Walking Across Egypt1999AloraMovie
Best Friends for Life1998Edith CooperTV Movie
Marvin's Room1996RuthMovie
In Cold Blood1996Sadie TruittTV Show
Promised Land1996Karen HatcherTV Show
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All1994Etta Pell, Old Folks Home ResidentTV Show
The Cosby Mysteries1994YolandaTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Lorraine McCullyTV Show
Homicide: Life on the Street1993Jessie DoohenTV Show
Key West1993Sister GraceTV Show
Walker, Texas Ranger1993Maisie WhitmanTV Show
Alice1990Alice's MotherMovie
Dream On1990Kitty BrewerTV Show
Cocoon: The Return1988Bess McCarthyMovie
Dear John1988YvonneTV Show
All Is Forgiven1986Bonita HarrellTV Show
Cocoon1985Bess McCarthyMovie
The Equalizer1985Kelly SterlingTV Show
The Cotton Club1984Tish DwyerMovie
The Jerk, Too1984Bag Lady (uncredited)TV Movie
Kids Incorporated1984RuthTV Show
Hotel1983Iris LloydTV Show
Webster1983Aunt CharlotteTV Show
Legs1983Maureen ComlyTV Movie
Fame1982Melinda MacNeilTV Show
Gimme a Break!1981LilyTV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980Katherine PetersonTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Ms. TaylorTV Show
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie
Deadly Visitor1973Mrs. MoffatTV Movie
M*A*S*H1972Brandy DoyleTV Show
All My Children1970Judith Kingsley Sawyer (1982)TV Show
Love, American Style1969Estelle Mayberry (segment "Love and the New Act")TV Show
NET Playhouse1964TV Show
Damn Yankees1958LolaMovie
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes1955Specialty Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Once Upon an Eastertime1954CathyTV Movie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1953Abigail (uncredited)Movie
The I Don't Care Girl1953Specialty Dancer - 'Beale Street Blues' (uncredited)Movie
The Mississippi Gambler1953Voodoo Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Dreamboat1952Girl in Television Commercial (uncredited)Movie
The Merry Widow1952Specialty Can-Can Dancer (uncredited)Movie
David and Bathsheba1951Specialty Dancer (uncredited)Movie
On the Riviera1951Specialty Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Goodyear Playhouse1951Shirley KochendorferTV Show
Meet Me After the Show1951Gwen Verdon, Sappho, Dancer in No Talent Joe (uncredited)Movie
Blonde from Brooklyn1945Girl in Nightclub (uncredited)Movie
Hoosier Holiday1943Cheerleader (as Gwyneth Verdon)Movie
The Girl After My Heart1941Ballerina (as Gwen Verdun)Short Film
The King Steps Out1936Specialty Ballerina (uncredited)Movie
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