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David Winters


Born - 5 April 1939, Hackney, London, England
Died - 23 April 2019

Diminutive, sandy-haired, snub-nosed dancer, actor, choreographer and producer. Born David Weizer in the East End of London, he was taken to America a a child. Acting and dancing on TV and in the theatre from the age of 10, he hit the big time as A-Rab in the original Broadway production of West Side Story, a role he transferred to the 1961 film. Soon afterwards, he started his own dance troupe, working steadily in TV shows (many of which he choreographed) and nightclubs. Other film appearances include The Kid Colossus/Roogie's Bump (1954), Rock Rock Rock! (1956), The Last Angry Man (1959), Take Her, She's Mine (1963), The New Interns (1964), Crazy-Quilt (1966), The Last Horror Film (1982),Welcome 2 Ibiza (2003), The Monkey Warrior (2008), Teddy Bear (2011), Dragonwolf (2013) and Dancin': It's On (2015), his last. He married actress/costumier Ylen Splawn, and also directed more than 20 films and TV movies, presumably in his spare time!