Jerome Robbins Overview:

Director, Jerome Robbins, was born Jerome Rabinowitz on Oct 11, 1918 in New York City, NY. Robbins died at the age of 79 on Jul 29, 1998 in New York City, NY and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea off Long Island.

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Jerome Robbins was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Director for West Side Story in 1961. He also won one Honorary Award in 1961 for his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1961Best DirectorWest Side Story (1961)N/AWon

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

YearAwardDescription
1961Honorary Awardfor his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film

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In May, 1953, Robbins was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. He admitted to having belonged to the American Communist Party's Theatrical Transient Group between 1943 and 1947, and also named eight colleagues as members.

He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1988 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 517-519. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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