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Fayard Nicholas
Birth: Oct. 20, 1914
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2006
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Dancer, Entertainer. Fayard and his brother Harold comprised the tap dancing team, The Nicholas Brothers. As children, they performed at the Cotton Club. Their dancing style was one of elegance combined with phenomenal athletic ability. One of their signature moves was to dance down a huge flight of broad stairs, leapfrogging over each other and landing in a complete split on each step. They appeared in such film as The Big Broadcast of 1936, Down Argentine Way, Tin Pan Alley and danced with Gene Kelly in The Pirate. Fred Astaire said their dance routine in 1943's Stormy Weather was the greatest movie musical number he'd ever seen. Gregory Hines declared that if ever a movie was made of The Nicholas' Brothers life that their dance numbers would have to be computer generated because no one could duplicate them. Fayard Nicholas also won a Tony Award in 1989 for Best Choreography for the Broadway musical Black And Blue. (bio by: Kelly Whyte) 
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  Katherine Hopkins Nicholas (1950 - 2012)*
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Cause of death: Pneumonia, complications of stroke
Valhalla Memorial Park
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Block H
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Jan 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13122873
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- Toto too!
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016
Thank you, dear sir, for all the entertainment, joy, & love that you & your brother Harold brought into the world. We will never forget you.
- Us
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016
With Love and Respect
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016
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