Charles Walters

About Charles Walters

Who is it?: Film Director, Choreographer
Birth Day: November 19, 2017
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, USA, United States
Died On: August 13, 1982
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Charles Walters Net Worth

Charles Walters was bornon November 19, 2017 in Pasadena, California, USA, United States, is Film Director, Choreographer. Charles Walters was a Hollywood choreographer and film director. He was known for the comedies and musicals that he worked on since 1940s through the 1960s for ‘Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’ Studios Inc (‘MGM’), the famous American media company. He remained a dancer himself who choreographed several ‘Broadway’ musicals like ‘Let’s Face It!’ and ‘Sing Out the News’ prior to his innings with the ‘MGM’. Some of the notable musical films that saw performers dancing to his choreography included ‘Summer Holiday’, ‘Best Foot Forward’, ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’, ‘Girl Crazy’, ‘Du Barry Was a Lady’. He directed many musicals for ‘MGM’ that achieved both popularity as well as box office success. Some such noted ones are ‘High Society’, ‘Easter Parade’, ‘The Barkleys of Broadway’, ‘Billy Rose’s Jumbo’ and ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’. Several big stars of ‘MGM’ such as Esther Williams, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland and Peter Lawford worked in his musicals like. After showcasing his talent in musicals he moved on to prove his mettle in the genre of comedy and triumphed with films like ‘Don’t Go near the Water’, ‘Ask Any Girl’ and ‘Please Don’t Eat the Daisies’ to name a few. His 1953 directed film ‘Lily’ fetched him an ‘Academy Awards’ nomination for Best Director’. ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ has a star on him at 6402 Hollywood Boulevard.
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💰 Net worth: $1.2 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1944

Before directing feature films, Walters was one of the leading dance Directors at MGM. Among the movies he choreographed are Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Best Foot Forward (1943) and Girl Crazy (1943, in which he danced with Judy Garland in "Embraceable You").

1947

He is notable for directing many popular and successful MGM musicals, such as Good News (1947), Easter Parade (1948) and High Society (1956), featuring some of the studio's biggest stars, including Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford, June Allyson and Esther Williams.

1949

Walters directed the last pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, The Barkleys of Broadway (1949), as well as Cary Grant in the actor's last film Walk, Don't Run, a 1966 remake of The More the Merrier. He also directed Doris Day in her last musical, Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962).

1953

He received a Best Director Oscar nomination for the 1953 film Lili starring Leslie Caron, for which Caron was also Oscar nominated. He also directed Debbie Reynolds to her only Oscar nomination in the film version of The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964).

1970

He concluded his career in the mid-1970s, directing Lucille Ball in two made-for-television movies, and the TV series Here's Lucy.