Carol Haney (born Carolyn Haney; December 24, 1924   – May 10, 1964) was an American dancer and actress. After assisting Gene Kelly in choreographing films, Haney won a Tony Award for her role in Broadway's The Pajama Game, while later work as a stage choreographer earned her three Tony nominations. Contents 1 Life and career 2 Family 3 Death
Carol Haney (1924–1964) Actress | Additional Crew | Soundtrack SEE RANK 3:17 | Trailer 1 VIDEO This video file cannot be played. (Error Code: 102630) Play trailer with sound 3:17 She was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and went to New Bedford High School. Even before graduating in 1942, she had opened a dance studio where she taught dancing.
- New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
- Saddle Brook, New Jersey, USA
One of entertainment's hardest done-by talents, Carol Haney was born in 1924 in New Bedford, Massachusetts and always knew she was going to end up a dancer - even fortune tellers told her so. Young Carol Haney owned her self-financed dance school even before she left high school, at which point she left the East for the West.
When dancer, actress and choreographer Carol Haney (1924-1964) was a young child, a Portuguese fortune teller in New Bedford predicted her stardom. In a critically-acclaimed but short-lived career, Carol won a Tony Award and earned three Tony nominations for excellence on Broadway. Her success on the stage extended to musical films as well.
Carol Haney, the energetic dancer who emerged from obscurity to stardom in “The Pajama Game” in 1954, died Sunday night in New York Hospital. She was 39 years old. Miss Haney, who had been a...
Carol Haney. American dancer, actress, and choreographer Carol Haney ( b. New Bedford, MA, 24 December 1924; d. New York City, NY, 10 May 1964) burst upon the Broadway scene in The Pajama Game in 1954. Over a very short but blazing career on stage and silver screen, she wowed her audiences with her unstoppable verve, personality, and creativity. Little Carolyn Haney knew she would be a dancer from a very early age.