Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines bio

Birth Name: Gregory Oliver Hines

Occupation: Dancer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: February 14, 1946

Date Of Death: August 9, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Gregory Hines was born on the 14th of February, 1946. He was best known for being a Dancer. Acclaimed tap dancer, singer, and stage and screen actor. He won both a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award for his performance in the 1992 Broadway production of Jelly’s Last Jam.

Gregory Hines was born in New York City. He began tapping professionally at the age of five. He made his film debut in a 1981 Mel Brooks comedy movie called History of the World, Part 1. He hosted a PBS program called “Gregory Hines’ Tap Dance in America.”

Gregory Hines was a Aquarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Gregory Hines was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Gregory Oliver Hines is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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

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Personal Life

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

Gregory Hines was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gregory Oliver Hines
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gregory Hines was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Gregory Hines was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Gregory Hines had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Gregory Hines’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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