June 13, 1914, Liverpool – May 4, 2013
Frederic Franklin was a British-American ballet dancer and director.
He began his career in 1931 at the Casino de Paris with Josephine Baker. He co-founded the Slavenska-Franklin Ballet, was co-director of the Washington Ballet, and was co-founder and artistic director of the National Ballet of Washington. He continued to work with ballet companies including American Ballet Theatre, Chicago Ballet and Cincinnati Ballet.
Alexandra Danilova and Frederic Franklin dance in the movie Gaîté Parisienne