Jeanne Coyne

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Jeanne Coyne
Born (1923-02-28)February 28, 1923
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died May 10, 1973(1973-05-10) (aged 50)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Leukemia
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery
Section R Tier 24 grave 93
33°59′33″N 118°23′20″W / 33.99241°N 118.388857°W / 33.99241; -118.388857
Occupation Stage actress, dancer, choreographer
Years active 1949–1959
  • Timothy Kelly
  • Bridget Kelly

Jeanne Coyne (February 28, 1923 – May 10, 1973) was an acclaimed Broadway dancer, choreographer and actress.


With Carol Haney (1924 – 1964), Coyne formed a formidable team of choreographers for the directors Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, both of whom she married.

She was married to Stanley Donen (1948–51), and secondly to Gene Kelly (1960–73) with whom she had two children, Timothy Kelly and Bridget Kelly.

She died on May 10, 1973 in Los Angeles, California from leukemia, aged 50.[1]


  1. ^ Billman, Larry (1997). Film Choreographers and Dance Directors. McFarland & Company. p. 278. ISBN 978-0899508689. 

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