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Alan Johnson (I) (1937–2018)


Alan Johnson was born on February 18, 1937 in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA as Alan Scott Johnson. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), The Producers (1967) and Blazing Saddles (1974). He died on July 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

History of the World: Part I Miscellaneous Crew
(1981)
The Producers Miscellaneous Crew
(1967)
Blazing Saddles Miscellaneous Crew
(1974)
Solarbabies Director
(1986)

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 2003/I Neverland (choreographer)
 1996 Lamb Chop's Chanukah and Passover Surprise (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It (choreographer)
 1988 The 42nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (choreography)
 1988 Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Broadway Sings: The Music of Jule Styne (1987) ... (choreographer)
 1982 Texaco Star Theater: Opening Night (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1982 Shirley MacLaine... Illusions (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1982 Portrait of a Showgirl (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1982 Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1981 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (choreographer)
 1981 History of the World: Part I (choreographer)
 1981 The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1980 Shirley MacLaine... 'Every Little Movement' (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1980 Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1978 CBS: On the Air (TV Mini-Series documentary) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1978) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (choreographer)
 1977 The World's Greatest Lover (choreographer)
 1977 Happy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1977 3 Girls 3 (TV Series) (choreographer - 4 episodes)
- Flip Wilson (1977) ... (choreographer)
- Carl Reiner/Tony Curtis (1977) ... (choreographer)
- Steve Martin (1977) ... (choreographer)
- Pilot (1977) ... (choreographer)
 1977 The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here? (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1977 The 19th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1976 Christmas in Disneyland (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1976 Cos (TV Series) (choreographer)
 1974 Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (choreographer)
 1973 The Naked Ape (choreography for gymnasts)
 1972 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1970 George M! (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1970 Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1969 Wien nach Noten (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1967 The Producers (choreographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Leonard Bernstein's musical, "West Side Story," at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England with Edward Baker-Duly, David Habbin, Graham McDuff, Katie Knight Adams, and Anna-Jane Casey in the cast. See more »

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Trivia:

He was a dancer, director, and choreographer best known for his collaboration with Mel Brooks. Johnson created the dance steps for "Springtime for Hitler" in the original 1967 movie The Producers; "I'm Tired" in Blazing Saddles; and the soft-shoe routine to "Puttin' on the Ritz" in Young Frankenstein. See more »

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