Gender
Male
Born
Aug 18, 1921
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Died
Feb 18, 2013
Perpignan, FRANCE
Performer Choreographer
Relations
Husband of
Jean Mattox (divorced)
Comments
Biography: Matt Mattox was born on August 18, 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was an apprentice of the respected jazz dance pioneer Jack Cole. He served as a fighter pilot with the Army Air Forces in World War II. In 1975, he formed a concert jazz dance company in England called JazzArt. He became an influential contemporary jazz dance teacher, and moved to Perpignan, France.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: ?"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," "The Girl Rush," "The Glory Brigade," "Hot Blood," and "Pepe." Television credits include: "The United States Steel Hour," "Pinocchio," "The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show," "The Bell Telephone Hour," and "Arias and Arabesques."

Trivia:
His particular style of jazz dance, which integrated his training in other dance traditions, is known as "freestyle dance."
What Makes Sammy Run? (Feb 27, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
  • Musical Staging by Matt Mattox
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Jennie (Oct 17, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963)
  • Choreographed by Matt Mattox
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Once Upon a Mattress (May 11, 1959 - Jul 02, 1960)
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Jester]
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Say, Darling (Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959)
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Boris Reshevsky]
  • Dances by Matt Mattox
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Brigadoon (Apr 09, 1957 - May 05, 1957)
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Harry Beaton]
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The Vamp (Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955)
  • Also Starring: Matt Mattox [Charlie]
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Carnival in Flanders (Sep 08, 1953 - Sep 12, 1953)
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Courier]
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Magdalena (Sep 20, 1948 - Dec 04, 1948)
  • Performer: Matt Mattox [Dancer]
  • Dance Captain: Matt Mattox
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