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Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
(born October 17, 1960) is an American theater director, film director, and choreographer. His most noted work is the 2002 Academy Award for Best Picture winner Chicago, for which he won a Directors Guild of America Award, as well as Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations for Best Director. A five-time Tony Award nominee, he also won a Primetime Emmy Award for his choreography in the TV movie Annie (1999).

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 List of Tony nominations 5 Filmography 6 References 7 External links

Early life and education[edit] Marshall was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Anne and Robert D. Marshall, a professor.[1] He was raised in Pittsburgh. His sister is the choreographer and director Kathleen Marshall.[2] He graduated from Falk Laboratory School
Falk Laboratory School
in 1974. He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in 1978 and was inducted into their alumni hall of fame in 2012.[3] He attended Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University
and worked in the Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
theatre scene, performing with such companies as Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.[4] Career[edit] Marshall went on to perform as a dancer in various Broadway shows, but suffered a herniated disc while performing in Cats and after recovering, transitioned into choreography and then directing.[5] He debuted in the film industry with the Emmy Award-winning TV adaptation of the musical Annie by Charles Strouse
Charles Strouse
and Martin Charnin. After that he went on to direct the adaptation of the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago in 2002 for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. His next feature film was the drama Memoirs of a Geisha based on the best-selling book of the same name by Arthur Golden starring Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li, Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh
and Ken Watanabe. The film went on to win three Academy Awards
Academy Awards
and gross $162,242,962 at the worldwide box office.[6] In 2009, Marshall directed Nine, an adaptation of the hit Broadway production with the same name starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
and Penélope Cruz, who was nominated for an Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress. Marshall then went on to direct Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth chapter of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean
film series starring Johnny Depp, Ian McShane, Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
and Geoffrey Rush,[7] which opened on May 20, 2011.[8] Marshall directed Disney's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods (2014) and produced the film under his Lucamar Productions banner.[9][10] On September 14, 2015, it was announced that Marshall signed on to direct the sequel to the 1964 film Mary Poppins titled: Mary Poppins Returns, reuniting two Into the Woods
Into the Woods
actresses with Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
cast to portray the titular character and Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
in a supporting role.[11] On December 6, 2017, it was reported that Marshall was being eyed as top choice by Disney to direct the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.[12] Personal life[edit] Marshall lives in New York City
New York City
with his life partner John DeLuca.[13] List of Tony nominations[edit]

Year Show Category

1993 Kiss of the Spider Woman Best Choreography

1994 Damn Yankees Best Choreography

1994 She Loves Me Best Choreography

1998 Cabaret Best Choreography

Best Direction of a Musical

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Academy Award
Academy Award
Wins Academy Award
Academy Award
Nominations Notes

1995 Victor/Victoria - - television film, choreographer.

1996 Mrs. Santa Claus - - television film, choreographer. Nominated for an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Choreography

1997 Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - - television film, musical stager and choreographer. Nominated for an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Choreography

1999 Annie - - television film, director and choreographer. Winner of Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Choreography, nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

2001 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts - - television event, director. Winner of Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

2002 Chicago 6 13 director and choreographer. Nominated for Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Director. Winner of Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

2005 Memoirs of a Geisha 3 6 director. Nominated for Satellite Award for Best Director

2006 Tony Bennett: An American Classic - - television film, director/executive producer/co-choreographer. Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program and Outstanding Choreography

2009 Nine - 4 director/producer/co-choreographer. Nominated for Satellite Award for Best Director

2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - - director

2014 Into the Woods - 3 director/producer/musical stager

2018 Mary Poppins Returns - - director/producer/co-story writer

TBA The Little Mermaid - - director

References[edit]

^ "Director Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
dove into 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'".  ^ Rawson, Christopher (August 22, 2007). "Two Marshalls win Governor's Awards for the Arts". Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette.  ^ "Allderdice to induct 6 to Alumni Hall of Fame". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 31, 2011. Retrieved July 18, 2012.  ^ Conner, Lynne (2007). Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
In Stages: Two Hundred Years of Theater. University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Press. pp. 204. ISBN 978-0-8229-4330-3. Retrieved 2011-06-06 ^ Feinberg, Scott (5 January 2015). " Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
on Movie Musicals and His Journey 'Into the Woods' (Q&A)". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 7 January 2015.  ^ "Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) - Box Office Mojo". boxofficemojo.com.  ^ Michael Fleming (2009-08-02). " Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
circles 'Pirates'". Variety. Retrieved 2009-08-03.  ^ " Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean
presented by Disney". Pirates of the Caribbean.  ^ "Disney Sets Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
To Direct Adaptation Of 'Into The Woods'". Deadline Hollywood. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2013.  ^ "Rob Marshall". Variety.  ^ Snetiker, Marc (September 14, 2015). "Exclusive: Disney developing new original musical featuring Mary Poppins; Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
to direct". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 21, 2015.  ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (December 6, 2017). " Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
Top Choice To Helm Disney's Live Action 'The Little Mermaid'". Deadline.com. Retrieved December 6, 2017.  ^ http://www.afterelton.com/archive/elton/people/2007/1/hollywoodmen3.html

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Films directed by Rob Marshall

Annie (1999) Chicago (2002) Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) Nine (2009) Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Into the Woods
Into the Woods
(2014) Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Awards for Rob Marshall

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film

1948–1975

Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(1948) Robert Rossen
Robert Rossen
(1949) Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(1950) George Stevens
George Stevens
(1951) John Ford
John Ford
(1952) Fred Zinnemann
Fred Zinnemann
(1953) Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan
(1954) Delbert Mann
Delbert Mann
(1955) George Stevens
George Stevens
(1956) David Lean
David Lean
(1957) Vincente Minnelli
Vincente Minnelli
(1958) William Wyler
William Wyler
(1959) Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
(1960) Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
and Robert Wise
Robert Wise
(1961) David Lean
David Lean
(1962) Tony Richardson
Tony Richardson
(1963) George Cukor
George Cukor
(1964) Robert Wise
Robert Wise
(1965) Fred Zinnemann
Fred Zinnemann
(1966) Mike Nichols
Mike Nichols
(1967) Anthony Harvey (1968) John Schlesinger
John Schlesinger
(1969) Franklin J. Schaffner
Franklin J. Schaffner
(1970) William Friedkin
William Friedkin
(1971) Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
(1972) George Roy Hill (1973) Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
(1974) Miloš Forman
Miloš Forman
(1975)

1976–2000

John G. Avildsen
John G. Avildsen
(1976) Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(1977) Michael Cimino
Michael Cimino
(1978) Robert Benton (1979) Robert Redford
Robert Redford
(1980) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(1981) Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
(1982) James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
(1983) Miloš Forman
Miloš Forman
(1984) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1985) Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
(1986) Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci
(1987) Barry Levinson
Barry Levinson
(1988) Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
(1989) Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
(1990) Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme
(1991) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(1992) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1993) Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis
(1994) Ron Howard
Ron Howard
(1995) Anthony Minghella
Anthony Minghella
(1996) James Cameron
James Cameron
(1997) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1998) Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes
(1999) Ang Lee
Ang Lee
(2000)

2001–present

Ron Howard
Ron Howard
(2001) Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
(2002) Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
(2003) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(2004) Ang Lee
Ang Lee
(2005) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(2006) Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (2007) Danny Boyle
Danny Boyle
(2008) Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
(2009) Tom Hooper
Tom Hooper
(2010) Michel Hazanavicius
Michel Hazanavicius
(2011) Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
(2012) Alfonso Cuarón
Alfonso Cuarón
(2013) Alejandro G. Iñárritu (2014) Alejandro G. Iñárritu (2015) Damien Chazelle
Damien Chazelle
(2016) Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography (1976–2000)

Tony Charmoli (1976) Ron Field (1977) Ron Field (1978) Kevin Carlisle (1979) Alan Johnson (1980) Walter Painter (1981) Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
(1982) Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
(1983) Michael Smuin (1984) Twyla Tharp
Twyla Tharp
(1985) Walter Painter (1986) Michael Peters and Dee Dee Wood (1987) Alan Johnson (1988) Walter Painter / Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul
(1989) Paula Abdul, Dean Barlow, and Michael Darrin (1990) Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
(1991) Paul Taylor (1992) Michael Peters (1993) Linda Talcott (1994) Ulysses Dove (1995) Anita Mann and Charonne Mose (1996) Marguerite Derricks / Sarah Kawahara (1997) Marguerite Derricks and Peggy Holmes (1998) Judith Jamison / Marguerite Derricks (1999) Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
(2000)

Complete list (1950–1975) (1976–2000) (2001–present)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography (2001–2025)

Jim Moore, George Pinney, and Jon Vanderkolff / Doug Jack, Sarah Kawahara and Kenny Ortega
Kenny Ortega
(2001) Debra Brown (2002) Sandra Bezic, A.C. Ciulla, Christopher Dean, Jamie Isley, and Michael Seibert (2003) Jason Samuels Smith
Jason Samuels Smith
(2004) Christopher Dean
Christopher Dean
(2005) Charles Klapow, Kenny Ortega, and Bonnie Story (2006) Wade Robson
Wade Robson
/ Mia Michaels
Mia Michaels
/ Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
and John Deluca (2007) Wade Robson
Wade Robson
(2008) Rob Ashford
Rob Ashford
/ Tyce Diorio (2009) Mia Michaels
Mia Michaels
(2010) Mia Michaels
Mia Michaels
/ Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo
Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo
(2011) Joshua Bergasse (2012) Derek Hough
Derek Hough
(2013) Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo
Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo
(2014) Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, and Tessandra Chavez / Travis Wall (2015) Quest Crew / Kathryn Burns (2016) Mandy Moore / Travis Wall (2017)

Complete list (1950–1975) (1976–2000) (2001–present)

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Helpmann Award for Best Choreography in a Musical

Ann Reinking
Ann Reinking
(2001) David Atkins
David Atkins
(2002) Cynthia Onrubia and Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall
(2003) Garth Fagan
Garth Fagan
(2004) Susan Stroman
Susan Stroman
(2005) Ross Coleman (2006) Kelley Abbey
Kelley Abbey
and Kenny Ortega
Kenny Ortega
(2007) Peter Darling (2008) Wayne Cilento (2009) Kelley Abbey
Kelley Abbey
(2010) Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne
and Stephen Mear (2011) Kelly Devine (2012) Jerry Mitchell (2013) Andrew Hallsworth (2014) Andrew Hallsworth (2015) Peter Darling (2016) Jerry Mitchell (2017)

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