Dame Gillian Lynne
Gillian Lynne at the Olivier Awards in 2013
Gillian Barbara Pyrke
20 February 1926
|Died||1 July 2018 (aged 92)|
|Occupation||Ballerina, dancer, actress, theatre-television director, choreographer|
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Back (1949–19??; divorced)|
(m. 1980; her death 2018)
Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne, DBE (née Pyrke; 20 February 1926 – 1 July 2018) was a British ballerina, dancer, choreographer, actress, and theatre-television director. She was known for her popular choreography with Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. She was made a DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 New Year Honours List.
References[change | change source]
- Wild, Stephanie. "Director and Choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne Passes Away at 92". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 1 July 2018.