How Jack Cole Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Jack Cole reached the respectable age of 62 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous choreographer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered as a pioneer in the theatrical jazz dance genre, Cole choreographed Broadway musicals such as Kismet, Man of La Mancha, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and films such as Three for the Show, There’s No Business Like Show Business, and Moon Over Miami.

He began his career at the Los Angeles-based Denishawn Dance Company and went on to perform in the 1933 Broadway production of The Dream of Sganarelle and to make his Broadway debut as a choreographer in the 1943 production of Something for the Boys.

His choreographic style influenced the work of Bob Fosse, Alvin Ailey, Jerome Robbins, and many other renowned dancers and choreographers.

Born John Ewing Richter, he spent his earliest days in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and was later disowned by his parents and sent to boarding school.

He choreographed the famous “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” number for the Marilyn Monroe feature Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

How did Jack Cole die?

Information about the death of Jack Cole
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death62 years
ProfessionChoreographer
BirthdayApril 27, 1911
Death dateFebruary 17, 1974
Place of deathHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A