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Maceo Anderson

  • Birth 3 Sep 1910 Chandler Lakes, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 5 Jul 2001 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Henderson, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Memorial ID 23268

Professional Dancer. He was the last original member of the groundbreaking tap-dance act the "Four Step Brothers". Billed in their prime as the "eight feet of rhythm", the "Four Step Brothers" started out in the 1920s performing successfully for some 30 years under Maceo Anderson's leadership. They are credited with breaking the color line by being the first black act to perform at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Chez Paris Club in Chicago, and the first to perform on television thus becoming the best known dance act in the nation. "The Four Step Brothers" also appeared in numerous motion pictures and were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1988.





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23268
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maceo Anderson (3 Sep 1910–5 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23268, citing Palm Mortuary Memorial Park, Henderson, Clark County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .