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Acclaimed tap dancer, singer, and stage and screen actor. He won both a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award for his performance in the 1992 Broadway production of Jelly’s Last Jam.
In 1963, he started a dance troupe with his brother and father called Hines, Hines, and Dad. He married Pamela Koslow in 1981, had two children, and got a divorce in 2000.
How did Gregory Hines die?
Gregory Hines' death was caused by Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
|Cause of death||Hepatocellular Carcinoma|
|Age of death||57 years|
|Birthday||February 14, 1946|
|Death date||August 9, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I think everybody at some point – especially if they’ve been working their whole lives – should take time out and think about what they’ve done.Gregory Hines
When my brother and me got into performing in the late ’40s and early ’50s, it was a sensational opportunity to learn from our elders. Every show we played had a dancer, a comic, a juggler, a singer, an acrobat. I came to appreciate virtuosity in all forms of the business.Gregory Hines
They were very generous with me. Everybody was willing to talk about their particular accident, what they had to deal with and how they got back in touch with their competitors’ spirit.Gregory Hines
I never wanted to be a star, I just wanted to get work.Gregory Hines
My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his anger, depression, drug and alcohol abuse. He had gone through everything, now he was up, he was happy, he was filled with his dream.Gregory Hines