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Harry Fox

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Born May 25, 1882

Harry Fox, born Arthur Carringford, was a vaudeville dancer and comedian, most famous for giving his name to the Fox Trot dance in New York. His steps were recorded by dance instructor F. L. Clendenen in his 1914 book Dance Mad as "The Fox Trot, as danced by Mr. Fox".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1882 Birth Born on May 25, 1882.

THIRTIES

1914 32 Years Old Fox is most notably famous for being related as name-source to the Fox Trot dance in New York but there are many doubts that this is a true story. An often used narration is that his steps were recorded by dance instructor F. L. Clendenen in his 1914 book Dance Mad as "The Fox Trot, as danced by Mr. Fox" but in the book neither the dance nor Fox himself are mentioned. … Read More
1915 33 Years Old On Broadway in 1915 he appeared opposite Nora Bayes in the play/musical Maid in America. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1945 63 Years Old He was still living in 1945 when the biopic The Dolly Sisters was made. … Read More
1959 77 Years Old Died on July 20, 1959.
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