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Gwen Verdon - Living Legends

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Awarded: April 2000
(Jan. 13, 1925 - Oct. 18, 2000)

Gwen Verdon began her career as a dancer and continued to play roles throughout her career that employed her extraordinary dancing talents. She starred in such hit shows as “Can-Can,” “Redhead” and “Damn Yankees,” and on film in the “Cotton Club” and “Cocoon.” Since retiring from dancing, Verdon has appeared in numerous television series and has worked as a consultant for revivals of several Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon shows.

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