Gillian Lynne

Dancer, Theater Choreographer

1926 –

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Who is Gillian Lynne?

Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne, DBE, née Pyrke, is a British ballerina, dancer, actor, theatre director, television director and choreographer noted for her popular theatre choreography associated with the musical Cats and the current longest running show in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera. She was made a Dame in the 2014 New Year Honours List.

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Born
Feb 20, 1926
Bromley
Also known as
  • Gillian Barbara Lynne
  • Gillian Barbara Pyrke
  • Gillian Barbara Lynne, CBE
  • Gillian Lyne
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Ballet School

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on July 23, 2013

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