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Geoffrey Holder (Geoffrey Lamont Holder)

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Biography

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined when he was seven years old. Geoffrey assumed direction of the company in the late 1940s after Boscoe moved to London.

Holder moved to the US in 1954, two years after being "discovered" by Agnes de Mille, the choreographer daughter of director-producer Cecil B. Read more...

Actor

Character: Punjab

Annie 1982

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Character: Himself

All Night Long 1962

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Character: William Shakespeare X

Doctor Dolittle 1967

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Character: Owner of Soutine's Bar

Hasards ou coïncidences 1998

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Character: Himself - In Memoriam

The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Oscars 2015

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars II 1985

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Character: Himself - Performer: 'Kiss the Girl' and 'Under the Sea'

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards 1990

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Character: Himself

Paris Is Burning 1990

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Character: Paul Trion

It Takes a Thief 1968

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Character: Himself

Retro Rumble 0

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