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Jacques d'Amboise (Joseph Jacques Ahearn)

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Biography

Dedham, Massachusetts, USA
Jacques D'Amboise was trained in the School of American Ballet before joining the New York City Ballet in 1950. He soon went on to become a principal dancer. For over 3 decades, he danced with NYCB. During that time, he also choreographed several ballets. In 1976, D'Amboise founded the National Dance Institute in New York City, teaching children how to dance. NDI has since expanded into other cities and internationally. D'Amboise's efforts with NDI were filmed in documentary form in 1982 -- winning the Academy Award. Read more...

Actor

Character: Ephraim Pontipee

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954

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Character: Louise's 'Starlight Carnival' Dancing Partner

Carousel 1956

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Character: Adam / Lucifer / Dancer

The Flood 1962

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Character: Himself - Dancer

The Bell Telephone Hour 1959

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Character: Himself

Every Little Step 2008

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Character: Himself

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