Busby Berkeley

Film Director / Actor / Theatre Director | * 11/29/1895 († 80, 03/14/1976) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Berkeley William Enos, (November 29, 1895 – March 14, 1976) known professionally as Busby Berkeley, was an American film director and musical choreographer. Berkeley devised elaborate musical production numbers that often involved complex geometric patterns. Berkeley's works used large numbers of showgirls and props as fantasy elements in kaleidoscopic on-screen performances. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Music | Romance / Love

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Movies with Busby Berkeley as Actor(13)

as Self (archive footage)2006 42nd Street: From Book to Screen to Stage
as Self (archive footage)2003 Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof
as Self (archive footage)1985 That's Dancing!
as Self (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as himself1970 The Phynx
as himself1942 We Must Have Music
as Himself (uncredited)1935 A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio
as himself1934 Hollywood Newsreel
as Call Boy (uncredited)1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
as Fortune Teller (uncredited)1931 Palmy Days

Movies with Busby Berkeley as Crew(56)

Writing/Book2023 Buzz
Crew/Choreographer1953 Easy to Love
Crew/Choreographer1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Crew/Choreographer1951 The Blue Veil
Directing/Co-Director1951 The Blue Veil
Crew/Choreographer1950 Two Weeks with Love
Directing/Director1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Directing/Director1948 Romance on the High Seas
Directing/Director1946 Cinderella Jones
Directing/Director1943 Girl Crazy
Crew/Choreographer1943 Three Cheers for the Girls
Crew/Choreographer1943 The Gang's All Here
Directing/Director1943 The Gang's All Here
Directing/Director1942 For Me and My Gal
Directing/Director1942 We Must Have Music
Crew/Choreographer1942 Calling All Girls
Directing/Director1941 Ziegfeld Girl
Directing/Director1941 Babes on Broadway
Directing/Director1941 Lady Be Good
Directing/Director1941 Blonde Inspiration
Directing/Director1940 Strike Up the Band
Directing/Director1940 Forty Little Mothers
Directing/Director1939 Fast and Furious
Directing/Director1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Directing/Director1939 Babes in Arms
Directing/Director1938 Garden of the Moon
Directing/Director1938 Comet Over Broadway
Directing/Director1938 Men Are Such Fools
Directing/Director1937 The Go-Getter
Directing/Director1937 Hollywood Hotel
Directing/Director1936 Gold Diggers of 1937
Directing/Director1936 Stage Struck
Directing/Director1935 Bright Lights
Crew/Choreographer1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Directing/Director1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Crew/Choreographer1935 In Caliente
Crew/Choreographer1935 I Live for Love
Directing/Director1935 I Live for Love
Directing/Director1934 Fashions of 1934
Crew/Choreographer1934 Wonder Bar
Directing/Director1934 Dames
Directing/Director1933 She Had to Say Yes
Crew/Choreographer1933 42nd Street
Directing/Director1933 42nd Street
Crew/Choreographer1933 Roman Scandals
Crew/Choreographer1933 Footlight Parade
Directing/Director1933 Footlight Parade
Crew/Choreographer1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Directing/Director1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Crew/Choreographer1932 Bird of Paradise
Crew/Choreographer1932 Sky Devils
Crew/Choreographer1932 The Kid from Spain
Crew/Choreographer1931 Palmy Days
Crew/Choreographer1931 Kiki
Crew/Choreographer1931 Flying High
Crew/Choreographer1930 Whoopee!

Born: Friday, 11/29 1895 (November) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 03/14 1976 (March) in Palm Springs (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Esther Muir, Merna Kennedy
Other names for Busby Berkeley (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Berkeley Enos"
Busby Berkeley frequently works together with these people:
Dick Powell (16x, Actor)
Orry-Kelly (13x, Crew)
Hugh Herbert (12x, Actor)
Joan Blondell (12x, Actress)
Guy Kibbee (12x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (11x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (11x, Crew)
Leo F. Forbstein (11x, Crew)
Ruby Keeler (10x, Actress)
Edwin B. Willis (10x, Crew)
George Amy (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:491200, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 02/21/2024