David Winters

David Winters (born 5 April 1939) is an English-born American dancer, choreographer, producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. Winters has participated in, directed and produced over 400 television series, specials, and motion pictures. Of these, he has directed, produced and distributed over 50 films. Winters was born David Weizer in London, England, the son of Sadie and Samuel Weizer. His family relocated to the United States in 1953. He became a naturalized United States citizen in 1956. Winters began acting a child, appearing in over 100 television roles and commercials including Rock,Rock,Rock! before appearing as Baby John in the original Broadway production of West Side Story, he was one of only three members to be cast in the film version. Following his role in West Side Story, Winters played "Yonkers" in Gypsy. Winters started teaching dance and his students included Teri Garr, who would go on to find success as an Academy Award-nominated actress. and Antonia Basilotta (better known as Toni Basil), who would become widely known for the 1980s song "Mickey".

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