Known for movies

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DiedMay 16, 2004, Miami, Florida, United States
SpouseSol Lerner
FactStepaunt of Linda Miller.

June Taylor (born January 29, 1912) was an American dancer and choreographer. She is best known for her work on The Jackie Gleason Show, for which she won three Emmy Awards.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Taylor began her career as a dancer in the city’s nightclubs. She soon caught the eye of bandleader and television personality Jackie Gleason, who hired her to perform on his show. Taylor quickly became a fan favorite, thanks to her elegant dance routines and her striking physical appearance.

Over the course of her career, Taylor won three Emmy Awards for her work on The Jackie Gleason Show. She also appeared in a number of films and television shows, including The Ed Sullivan Show, The Love Boat, and Fantasy Island.

In her later years, Taylor continued to perform and teach dance. She died in 2004 at the age of 92.

Throughout her life, Taylor was known for her grace, beauty, and talent. She was a true pioneer in the world of television dance, and her influence is still felt today.

General Info

DiedMay 16, 2004, Miami, Florida, United States


SpouseSol Lerner
ParentsPercival Guy Taylor, Angela Taylor
SiblingsMarilyn Gleason


AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Best Choreographer

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1Stepgrandaunt of Jason Patric.
2Stepaunt of Linda Miller.
3Originally a dancer, she turned choreographer after tuberculosis ended her dancing career at age 20.
4Her sister, Marilyn Gleason, is the widow of Jackie Gleason.
5Sister-in-law of the late Jackie Gleason.




Gleason: He's the GreatestTV Series choreography - 23 episodes, 1988 choreographer - 2 episodes, 1988
The Jackie Gleason Show1966-1970TV Series choreographer - 35 episodes
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1962-1966TV Series choreographer - 65 episodes
The Timex Show1959TV Movie choreographer
The Jackie Gleason ShowTV Series choreography - 13 episodes, 1952 - 1957 choreographer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1955
Stage Show1954TV Series choreographer
Cavalcade of Stars1949TV Series choreographer
The Ed Sullivan Show1948TV Series choreographer - 1 episode


Cut Out for Love1937ShortDancer June Taylor


Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
American Masters1997TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1972TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Dancer / Coordinator
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1964TV SeriesHerself
The Arthur Murray Party1958TV SeriesHerself
What's My Line?1956TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest

Archive Footage

The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam


Won Awards

1955Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest ChoreographerThe Jackie Gleason Show (1952)

Nominated Awards

1956Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest ChoreographerThe Jackie Gleason Show (1952)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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