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Lynn Bernay

( b. Aug 18, 1931 Bronx, New York, USA - d. Dec 09, 2008 Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA ) Female

Lynn Bernay started her career at the age of 16 as a Radio City Rockette and went on to dance in "Can Can" and other Broadway musicals, as well as the movie adaptations including "Guys and Dolls" and "The Pajama Game." She was a dancer throughout the 1950s and '60s in films such as "Singin' in the Rain," and the Alan Freed movies including "Rock Around the Clock." She also danced on TV variety shows including "The Ed Sullivan Show," "The Milton Berle Show" and "The Jackie Gleason Show."

At the suggestion of Jack Nicholson, whom he met while working on "Drive, He Said," she shifted from performing to costume supervising and design. Bernay served as costumer and costume designer on films including "Hearts of the West," "Home Alone," "Running on Empty," "The Spanish Prisoner," "Sunshine State," and "The Hours" and on TV shows including "The White Shadow," "Miami Vice" and "Undeclared."

Source: Variety obit

ProductionsDate of Productions
Me and Thee
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Understudy: Lynn Bernay [Lela, Alice Carter]
Dec 07, 1965 - Dec 07, 1965
Ready When You Are, C.B.!
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Standby: Lynn Bernay [Annie, Fran]
Dec 07, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965
Mr. President
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Lynn Bernay [Dancer, East Indian Marching Team]
  • Understudy: Lynn Bernay [Leslie Henderson]
Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Lynn Bernay
        Dancer - Replacement
        Inchworm - Replacement
  • Understudy: Lynn Bernay
        Model - Replacement
May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955
Guys and Dolls
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Lynn Bernay
        Dancer - Replacement
Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953
Michael Todd's Peep Show
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Lynn Bernay [Ensemble]
Jun 28, 1950 - Feb 25, 1951
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