Bob Fosse bio

Birth Name: Robert Louis Fosse

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: June 23, 1927

Date Of Death: September 23, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bob Fosse was born on the 23rd of June, 1927. He was famous for being a Director. Choreographer and director of the 1972 film Cabaret, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing. He also directed the films Sweet Charity (1969), Lenny (1974) and All That Jazz (1979).

Bob Fosse was born in Chicago. His first Broadway musical as choreographer was The Pajama Game in 1954, followed by Damn Yankees in 1955. He won nine Tony Awards, including an unprecedented eight for choreography.

Bob Fosse was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Bob Fosse was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Robert Louis Fosse is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Bob’s Robert Louis Fosse attended Amundsen High School: Chicago , Illinois and American Theatre Wing: New York , New York – 1947 – 1948.


Bob Fosse’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bob Fosse’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bob Fosse kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bob Fosse was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Louis Fosse
NICKNAME: Bobbie, Flash
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Bob Fosse was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Bob Fosse was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Bob Fosse had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Bob Fosse’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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