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Fayard Nicholas

Personal information
Birth nameFayard Antonio Nicholas
Birth dateOctober 20, 1914
Place of birthMobile, Alabama, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 24, 2006(age 91)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationChoreographer, dancer, actor
Years active1935 1991
SpouseKatherine Hopkins (2000 2006)
Barbara January (1967 1998)
Geraldine Pate (19?? 1942)
AwardsBest Choreography
1989 Black and Blue

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Fayard Antonio Nicholas (October 20, 1914 January 24, 2006) was an American choreographer, dancer and actor. He, along with his brother Harold, made up the Nicholas Brothers tap-dance duo who starred in the MGM musicals An All-Colored Vaudeville Show (1935), Stormy Weather (1943), The Pirate (1948), The Five Heartbeats (1991) and Hard Four (2007). Fayard Nicholas was a member of the Bahá'í Faith.

Fayard was inducted into the National Museum of Dance C.V. Whitney Hall of Fame in 2001, along with his brother Harold Nicholas.

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