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Famous Male Choreographers

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List of famous male choreographers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male choreographers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being choreographers. There are thousand of males working as choreographers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic choreographers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a choreographer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has a variety of people, like Mats Ek and Peter Quanz, in it.

While this isn't a list of all male choreographers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male choreographers?" and "Who are the best male choreographers?"
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    Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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    Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)
    • Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory
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    Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Best known today for his performances in films such as An American ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1912-1996)
    • Birthplace: Highland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Singin' in the Rain, On the Town, An American in Paris, That's Entertainment, Part II
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    Fred Astaire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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    Fred Astaire was an American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films and several award-winning television specials and issued numerous recordings. He was named the fifth ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1899-1987)
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Top Hat, Funny Face, Swing Time, Royal Wedding
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    Maksim Chmerkovskiy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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    Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian American Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, and instructor. He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two. In 14 appearances on ...more

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    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
    • Profession: Choreographer
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
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    Pawan Kalyan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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    Pawan Kalyan is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator, writer, and politician. His film works are predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is the younger brother of actor turned politician Chiranjeevi. Kalyan made his acting debut in 1996 Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. In ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Bapatla, India
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Choreographer, Actor, Film Director
    • Credits: Atharintiki Daaredi, Gabbar Singh, Jalsa, Gudumba Shankar
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    James Lipton is an American writer, composer, actor and dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City. He is the executive producer, writer and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, which debuted in 1994. He is a Chevalier of France's ...more

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    • Age: 89
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Television producer, Screenwriter, Choreographer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The Simpsons, Bolt, Bewitched, Another World, Capitol, + more
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    Tommy Tune is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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    Thomas James "Tommy" Tune is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won nine Tony Awards and the National Medal of Arts. more

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    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Performer, Theatre Director, Theatrical producer, Choreographer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Hello, Dolly!, The Boy Friend, Broadway's Lost Treasures, Broadway's Best at Pops
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    Adam Michael Shankman is an American film director, producer, dancer, actor, and choreographer. He has been a judge on the television program So You Think You Can Dance since Season 3. He began his professional career in musical theater, and was a dancer in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet ...more

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    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Choreographer, Actor, Dancer, + more
    • Credits: Modern Family, Glee, Scream 2, A Walk to Remember, Monk, + more
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