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Remembering Tap Dancer Lon Chaney (1927-1995)

A tribute and fan site with photos, videos, and biographical information about tap dancer Lon Chaney, known for his development of paddle and roll style tap dancing steps.

STAGE NAME: Lon Chaney
BIRTH NAME: Isaiah Chaneyfield
DATE OF BIRTH: January 27 1927
PLACE OF BIRTH: South Carolina, United States
SISTER: Evelyn Peterson
WIFE: She died in 1993
DATE OF DEATH: January 31, 1995 (age 68, auto accident injuries)
PLACE OF DEATH: Bronx, New York City, New York, United States

He performed with the Original Hoofers in the 1960's and 1970's.

He was a featured dancer in the Paris Production of "Black and Blue in 1996 and also in that musical's 1989 Tony award winning Broadway production.

Performing Arts Database "Long Chaney" Bio

New York Times "Tap dancer Long Chaney" Obitary

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