Gregory Hines (Performer) | Playbill

Gregory Hines

Performer

His alternately meditative and explosive choreography was seen in the film, "The Cotton Club," which also featured his brother. In the 1989 film, "Tap," some of Mr. Hines' tap-dance heroes, including Sammy Davis Jr., Sandman Sims, Harold Nicholas and Jimmy Slyde, appeared in the tribute to tap, a tale of a man who cannot escape the dance tradition.

Read Full Obituary
  • Born: Feb 13, 1946 in New York, NY, USA
  • Death: Aug 08, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1992 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1992 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1993 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1979 Special Award Winner
Theatre World Awards
1979 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1992 Best Choreography Nominee
1992 Best Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Best Actor in a Musical Nominee
1980 Best Actor in a Musical Nominee
1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!