Hermes Pan Net Worth

Hermes Pan Net Worth is
$2 Million

Hermes Pan Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Academy Award-winning dance director responsible for choreographing several dozen of Hollywood's most truly memorable musicals, including every one of the nine Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers 1930s gems - not to mention Fred and Ginger's screen swan song, The Barkleys of Broadway (1949). He also choreographed some half-dozen of Betty Grable's musicals ...
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Date Of BirthDecember 10, 1909
Place Of BirthMemphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Weight127 kg
ProfessionMiscellaneous Crew, Actor, Soundtrack
Star SignSagittarius
1The MGM Jerome Kern (27 January 1885-11 November 1945, age 60) biographical movie musical "Till the Clouds Roll By" featured Angela Lansbury (b. 16 October 1925) performing as a London music hall soubrette, swinging in a London vaudeville music hall production number. All of Angela Lansbury's previous MGM musical films had her singing voice performances ghost dubbed. Angela convinced producer Arthur Freed that she should do her own singing, as a London music hall soubrette, a light lyric soprano with a very youthful voice. Coloratura and soubrette are very closely related. A coloratura will have the flexibility and a few more usable notes on top, while a soubrette is required to have low A's. Angela's London music hall "swing" number was choreographed by Hermes Pan, (10 December 1909-19 September 1990, age 80), with a ton of dancing chorus boys, elaborate sets and costumes. Angela, born in 1925, twenty years old in 1945 when the sequence was filmed. Judy Garland at age 22 (10 June 1922-23 June 1969) performed her production numbers in "Till the Clouds Roll By", directed and staged by her new husband Vincente Minnelli (28 February 1903-25 July 1986). There is only one MGM stage on the lot where the theatre scenes were always filmed. The stage, located in the middle of the MGM lot, is on the main MGM street dividing the lot in half.
2According to the DVD commentary for Top Hat (1935), he often dubbed Ginger Rogers taps for her films with Fred Astaire. He is rumored to have done so in high heels for authenticity.
3In the years he worked as a choreographer for Fred Astaire at RKO, Hermes always taught Ginger Rogers the dance steps well before she worked with her on-screen perfectionist partner. Hermes would first dance the Astaire part while Ginger slowly learned hers. Hermes resemblance to Astaire -- not only physically but as a dancer -- can be best seen in a specialty number he does with Rita Hayworth in the Fox film My Gal Sal (1942) a remarkable imitation of a Astaire and Rogers.
4His given name Hermes may have come from the mythical Greek god, but his stage name Pan was simply an abbreviated form of the Greek surname Panagiotopoulos. Panagiotopoulos literally means 'son of Panagiotis', and Panagiotis is a common Greek given name derived from the epithet of Virgin Mary Panagia (All-Holy).
5He was noted for his remarkable resemblance to Fred Astaire, and often served as a double during the planning of dance sequences for Astaire's films.


Aiutami a sognare1981choreographer
Lost Horizon1973choreography and staging
Darling Lili1970choreographer and staging
Finian's Rainbow1968choreographer
An Evening with Carol Channing1966TV Special choreographer
The Hollywood Palace1964-1965TV Series choreographer - 2 episodes
The Great Race1965choreographer
My Fair Lady1964choreographer
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
The Pink Panther1963choreographer - uncredited
Flower Drum Song1961choreographer
The Pleasure of His Company1961choreographer
The Bell Telephone Hour1961TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
Astaire Time1960TV Movie choreographer
The George Burns Show1960TV Special choreographer
The Frances Langford Show1960TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
Academy Award Songs1960TV Movie choreographer
Startime1960TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
Can-Can1960dance stager
Another Evening with Fred Astaire1959TV Special choreographer
The Blue Angel1959choreographer
Porgy and Bess1959choreographer
Never Steal Anything Small1959choreographer
An Evening with Fred Astaire1958TV Special choreographer
Pal Joey1957choreographer
Silk Stockings1957all dances in which Fred Astaire appears choreographed by
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956choreographer
Hit the Deck1955choreographer and staging - uncredited
Jupiter's Darling1955choreographer
The Student Prince1954choreographer
Kiss Me Kate1953choreographer
The Actress1953choreographer - uncredited
Lovely to Look At1952choreographer
Footlight Varieties1951choreographer - segment "Radio City Revels"
Texas Carnival1951choreographer
Excuse My Dust1951choreographer
For Heaven's Sake1950dance coach - uncredited
Let's Dance1950choreographer
Three Little Words1950dances created and directed by
The Barkleys of Broadway1949dance director
That Lady in Ermine1948choreographer
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now1947choreographer
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim1947dances stager
Till the Clouds Roll By1946choreographer - uncredited
Blue Skies1946dance director
State Fair1945choreographer
Diamond Horseshoe1945choreographer
Hangover Square1945dance coach: Linda Darnell - uncredited
Irish Eyes Are Smiling1944dance director
Pin Up Girl1944choreographer
Sweet Rosie O'Grady1943dance director
Coney Island1943choreographer / specialty dancer - uncredited
Hello Frisco, Hello1943choreographer - uncredited
Springtime in the Rockies1942choreographer
Iceland1942/Ichoreographer - uncredited
Footlight Serenade1942dance director
My Gal Sal1942choreographer
Roxie Hart1942dances stager
Song of the Islands1942dances staged by
Rise and Shine1941choreographer
Week-End in Havana1941dances staged by
Sun Valley Serenade1941dances staged by
Moon Over Miami1941dances staged by
Blood and Sand1941dance director: fiesta - uncredited
That Night in Rio1941dance staged by
Second Chorus1940dance director
Bachelor Mother1939choreographer - uncredited
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle1939dance director
Carefree1938choreographer - uncredited / ensembles stager
Having Wonderful Time1938dance director - uncredited
Radio City Revels1938dances stager
A Damsel in Distress1937dance director
Stage Door1937dance director - uncredited
Shall We Dance1937ballet stager
Quality Street1937choreographer - uncredited
A Woman Rebels1936choreographer - uncredited
Swing Time1936dance director
Mary of Scotland1936choreographer - uncredited
Follow the Fleet1936ensembles stager
I Dream Too Much1935dances created by
In Person1935dance director
Top Hat1935choreographer - uncredited / ensembles stager
Old Man Rhythm1935choreographer
A Dog of Flanders1935dance director - uncredited
Roberta1935assistant dance director
The Gay Divorcee1934assistant dance director - uncredited / choreographer - uncredited
Cockeyed Cavaliers1934assistant dance director - uncredited
Strictly Dynamite1934choreographer - uncredited
Hips, Hips, Hooray!1934assistant dance director - uncredited
Flying Down to Rio1933assistant dance director - uncredited
Melody Cruise1933assistant dance director - uncredited


Pal Joey1957Choreographer at Dress Rehearsal (uncredited)
Kiss Me Kate1953Sailor (uncredited)
A Life of Her Own1950Specialty Dancer
Pin Up Girl1944Apache Dancer (uncredited)
Sweet Rosie O'Grady1943Madge's Dancing Partner (uncredited)
Coney Island1943Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Footlight Serenade1942Assistant Dance Director (uncredited)
My Gal Sal1942Dancing Partner
Moon Over Miami1941Kay's Dance Partner in Conga Number (uncredited)
Second Chorus1940College Clarinetist (uncredited)


Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight1995producer: "TONIGHT WE MURDER"
The Barkleys of Broadway1949"Shoes with Wings On" 1949
Pin Up Girl1944performer: "Once Too Often" - uncredited
Footlight Serenade1942performer: "Land on Your Feet" - uncredited
My Gal Sal1942performer: "ON THE GAY WHITE WAY"
Moon Over Miami1941performer: "Kindergarten Conga" 1941

Music Department

Lost Horizon1973stager: musical numbers
Darling Lili1970stager: musical numbers
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956creator: musical numbers
Hit the Deck1955stager: musical numbers


Astaire Time1960TV Movie associate producer


Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story1987TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode
That's Entertainment, Part II1976Documentary acknowledgement: the special style and content of the musical sequences were created by


Great Performances1991TV SeriesHimself
Rita Hayworth: Dancing Into the Dream1990TV Movie documentary
Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues1988Video documentaryHimself
American Masters1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story1987TV Series documentaryHimself
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey1984DocumentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire1981TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976TV SeriesHimself - Guest

Archive Footage

A History of Dance on Screen2014Video documentaryHimself - Choreograph
Let's Dance2009/IIDocumentaryHimself
Astaire and Rogers: Partners in Rhythm2006Video documentaryHimself
On Top: Inside the Success of 'Top Hat'2005Video shortHimself
American Masters1990TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1959Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Choreography for TelevisionAn Evening with Fred Astaire (1958)
1938OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Dance DirectionA Damsel in Distress (1937)

Nominated Awards

1937OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Dance DirectionSwing Time (1936)
1936OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Dance DirectionTop Hat (1935)

Known for movies

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