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Robert Helpmann (Robert Murray Helpman)

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Biography

Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Son of James Murray Helpmann & Mary (nee Gardiner), he was educated at Prince Alfred's College, Adelaide, South Australia. He first danced solo at the Theatre Royal, Adelaide in The Ugly Duckling in 1922. He went on to become the pricipal dancer at Sadlers Wells ballet from 1933 to 1950. World renowned as a dancer and choreographer, amongst his other achievements he was the director of the Australian Ballet Company. He directed the world tour of Margot Fonteyn in 1963. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Ivan Boleslawsky

The Red Shoes 1948

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Character: Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr Miracle

The Tales of Hoffmann 1951

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Character: Ivan Kropotkin

The Iron Petticoat 1956

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Character: Prince Tuan

55 Days at Peking 1963

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Character: Himself

The Unconquered 1954

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