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 Hermes Pan

Hermes Pan

Birth
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Death 19 Sep 1990 (aged 80)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Block 127, Crypt D5
Memorial ID 1537 · View Source
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Choreographer. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he was dance director responsible for choreographing some of Hollywood's most memorable movie musicals. He was the principal choreographer for such stars as Betty Grable, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse and Rita Hayworth. He received Academy Award nominations for "Top Hat" (1935), "Bo jangles of Harlem" (1936) and was awarded the Oscar for Best Dance Direction for "Damsel in Distress" (1937). He also won an Emmy Award for the 1958 television special "An Evening with Fred Astaire" and was recognized with a National Film Award in 1980. He died at age 80 in Beverly Hills, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hermes Pan (10 Dec 1909–19 Sep 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1537, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .