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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?"
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 ...more

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

Also Ranked

#5 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#2 on The Best Singers of All Time

#4 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#30 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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Gene Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Choreographers
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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 ...more

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

Also Ranked

#63 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#16 on The Greatest Dancing Singers

#22 on The Worst Oscar Snubs of All Time

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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

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

Also Ranked

#99 on The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#69 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#24 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

#14 on The Greatest Dancing Singers

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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 ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Profession: Choreographer

Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

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