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Herbert Ross

Age: 74

choreographer who used his expertise in dance to helm the mainstream Hollywood hits The Turning Point (1977) and Footloose (1984). He also directed The Goodbye Girl (1977) and Steel Magnolias (1989). He created several dances for the American Ballet Theater.

Died: Manhattan, Oct. 9, 2001

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