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Fayard Nicholas

Fayard NicholasAKA Fayard Antonio Nicholas

Born: 20-Oct-1914
Birthplace: Mobile, AL
Died: 24-Jan-2006
Location of death: Burbank, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Bahai
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tapdancer, The Nicholas Brothers

One of the greatest tapdancers of all time.

Brother: Harold Nicholas (tap dancer)
Wife: Geraldine Pate (div. 1941, two children)
Wife: Barbara January (m. 1967, d. 1998, one child)

    Tony 1989 for Black and Blue (best choreography)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7083 Hollywood Blvd. (shared with brother)
    Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame

    Broadway: The Golden Age (Apr-2003) · Himself
    Night at the Golden Eagle (26-Apr-2002)
    The Liberation of L. B. Jones (18-Mar-1970)
    The Pirate (20-May-1948) · Specialty Dance
    Stormy Weather (17-Nov-1943) · Himself
    The Great American Broadcast (9-May-1941)
    Tin Pan Alley (22-Nov-1940) · Dance Specialty
    Down Argentine Way (11-Oct-1940) · Specialty Act
    The Big Broadcast of 1936 (20-Sep-1935)

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