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Herbert Ross
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Birth Date:May 13, 1927
Astrology Sign:Taurus
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Died Date:October 9, 2001

Occupation:Film/TV Director

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Herbert Ross

Biography:Herbert Ross (May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York - October 9, 2001 in New York City), also known as Herb Ross, was a prolific film director, producer, choreographer and actor from the 1950s to the 1990s.

In 1942 he had his stage debut as Third Witch with a touring company of Macbeth. In 1950 his choreography career began, with the American Ballet Theatre. His first film as a choreographer was in 1954 with Carmen Jones.

In 1968 he worked with Barbra Streisand as choreographer and director of musical numbers for the film Funny Girl. In 1975 he worked on the film adaptation of the Neil Simon play The Sunshine Boys, the first of several Neil Simon play adaptations he directed.

He had a huge hit with the film adaptation of Robert Harling's play Steel Magnolias, featuring Sally Field, Dolly Parton and Shirley MacLaine, in 1989. His last film was in 1995, when he produced and directed Boys on the Side, with performances from Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker and Drew Barrymore.

He was married twice, the first time to ballerina Nora Kaye, who died of cancer in 1987 at the age of 67, and secondly to Lee Radziwill, which marriage ended in divorce in 2001.

Herbert Ross died at 74 in New York City of heart failure and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Boys on the Side (1995)
My Blue Heaven (1990)
The Goodbye Girl (1978)
The Turning Point (1977)
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)

Chinese Horoscope for Herbert Ross
Includes characteristics and Vices
Herbert Ross's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1927 - January 22, 1928
Birthday: May 13, 1927

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Herbert Ross's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: May 13, 1927

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Herbert Ross's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: May 13, 1927

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Herbert Ross's Growth Tarot Card Strength

Birthday: May 13, 2024

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.




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