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Michael Bennett
Birth: Apr. 8, 1943
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1987
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Broadway Choreographer, Director, Producer, Performer. Born Michael Bennett DiFiglia, he joined a touring production of "West Side Story" at the age of sixteen. The director and choreographer of the Broadway hits "Dreamgirls" and "Follies", he is best known for using his experiences as a Broadway dancer to conceive, choreograph, and direct the iconic "A Chorus Line" which won nine Tony Awards in 1976. Running on Broaway for 6,137 performances, "A Chorus Line" also won Bennett the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Bennett succumbed to AIDS, leaving a vast amount of his estate to research the disease.  (bio by: Sal Mineo Fan) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Sal Mineo Fan
Record added: Oct 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16006333
Michael Bennett
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Michael Bennett
Added by: Sal Mineo Fan
 
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