Geoffrey Holder is a Actor and Choreographer Trinidadien born on 1 august 1930 at Port of Spain (Trinité-et-Tobago)
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Birth name Geoffrey Lamont HolderNationality Trinité-et-TobagoBirth 1 august 1930
at Port of Spain (Trinité-et-Tobago
)Death 5 october 2014
(at 84 years) at New York City (USA
Geoffrey Lamont Holder (August 20, 1930 – October 5, 2014) was a Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, dancer, painter, singer, and Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer. He was known for his height (6 ft 6 in), "hearty laugh" and heavily accented bass voice.
In 1955, Holder married dancer Carmen de Lavallade, whom he met when both were in the cast of the musical House of Flowers. They lived in New York City and had one son, Léo. They were the subject of a 2004 film, Carmen & Geoffrey. His elder brother Boscoe Holder was a renowned dancer, choreographer and artist. His nephew is Christian Holder (Boscoe's son), who has also won acclaim as a dancer, choreographer and entertainer.