Herbert David Ross (May 13, 1927 – October 9, 2001) was an American actor, choreographer, director and producer who worked predominantly in the stage and film fields.
Director Herbert Ross can be (and is) accused of many things. A boring career is not one of them. Here, the inimitable Hollywood veteran talks about wrangling divas, delivering hits, and turning Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid into a stylish comic duo for Undercover Blues .
Herbert Ross was born on May 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Herbert David Ross. He is known for his work on Footloose (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989) and The Secret of My Succe$s (1987). He was married to Lee Radziwill and Nora Kaye . He died on October 9, 2001 in New York City.
Yes, Segal was originally cast in the movie “10” for the role eventually played by Dudley Moore. He had even started filming and walked out over creative differences, namely the swelling of Julie Andrews’ part.
As in [bold]Friday The 13th[/bold], starring - in 1980 - an unknown actor by the name of Kevin Bacon, who five years later was the star of [bold]Footloose[/bold], directed by none other than, um, HERBERT ROSS!!!