Frankie Manning (May 26, 1914 – April 27, 2009) was an American dancer, choreographer and instructor. He helped develop the Lindy Hop, an American dance from Harlem, New York City. At age 75, Manning received a 1989 Tony Award for co-choreographing Black and Blue, a musical on Broadway.
|Died||April 27, 2009 (aged 94)|
|Other names||Frank Manning|
"Muscle head" Manning
Frankie Manning Jr.
|Awards||Tony Award for Best Choreography|
1989 Black and Blue
Manning wrote an autobiography, Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop.