Moira Shearer

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Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)


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With: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, John Mills, Alan Parker, Thelma Schoonmaker, Freddie Francis, Raffaella De Laurentiis, Richard Fleischer, Peter Yates, Kathleen Byron, Christopher Challis, Kevin McClory, Ian Christie, Moira Shearer, Michel Ciment, Peter Handford, George E.
A father of four, he was married to former dancer and actress Moira Shearer for 56 years until her death in 2006.
In addition to Baccelli she profiles Adele Dumilatre (1821-1909) Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978) and Moira Shearer (1926-2006) who all achieved celebrity as ballet soloists.
The Red Shoes, which made an overnight star of 22-year-old Scots-born ballerina Moira Shearer, was called The Motion Picture Event Of The Year in 1948.
Among his many ballet partners were Alicia Markova, Irina Baronova, Agnes de Mille, Ruthanna Boris, Yvette Chauvire, Moira Shearer, Rosella Hightower, Maria Tallchief, Tamara Toumanova, and Alicia Alonso.
The couple were Moira Shearer and her husband Ludovic Kennedy.
relates the lives and careers of five popular female dancers: Giovanna Baccelli, Adele Dumilatre, Tamara Karsavina, Moira Shearer, and Catherine Kerr.
Ballerina Moira Shearer, 80' Benny Hill star Henr y McGee, 76' Reservoir Dogs actor, Chris Penn, 40' soul singer Wilson Pickett, 64' actress Shelley Winters, 85' former Minister for Sport, later Baron Stratford, Tony Banks, 62' former Home Secretary Lord Merlyn-Rees, 85' ruler of Dubai Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 62.
She was the perfect instrument for the new ballets he wanted to create,'' noted Moira Shearer in ``Balletmaster,'' her 1986 biography of Balanchine.
Feathered shoes made by Jimmy Choo (a Choo shoe is to be coveted, I'm told) for Carrie Bradshaw in TV show Sex and the City will nestle alongside Adidas 'Brooklyn' football boots worn by David Beckham and the red ballet shoes made for film star Moira Shearer who danced to her death in the 1948 cinema release The Red Shoes.
The May 1956 issue of Dance Magazine honored ballerina-turned-actress Moira Shearer as one of its Motion Picture Awards recipients, along with Jack Cole and Gene Nelson.
Unforgettable to her generation were the movies The Red Shoes, Unfinished Dance and Story of Three Loves, all implanting the dream to be a ballerina as graceful as Moira Shearer.
Actresses such as Grace Kelly, Margaret Lockwood and Moira Shearer were used to promote new designs, on and off the film set.
Powell and Pressburger''s Oscar-winning drama, based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen, starring Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Marius Goring, Robert Helpmann and Albert Basserman.
The writer's wife, Moira Shearer, star of film The Red Shoes, died in 2006, aged 80.