Obituaries : Toni Kaye; Dancer and Choreographer

Toni Kaye, 49, dancer and choreographer who first won fame on "The Carol Burnett Show." She danced for six years on the popular Burnett TV show and in films such as "Pennies From Heaven," "Funny Lady" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie." She began working as an assistant director and choreographer on the Broadway musical "Sugar Babies." As standby to Ann Miller, she often danced the leading role opposite Mickey Rooney in the New York production and later toured in the part opposite Eddie Bracken. Kaye's stage and TV choreography credits include "Honky Tonk Nights," "Durante" and "Singin'." She also choreographed the annual AIDS Project Los Angeles fund-raiser and directed and choreographed regional theater productions in Santa Barbara, Long Beach, San Diego and Los Angeles, where she won the Drama-Logue Award for "Hurry, Hurry, Hollywood." On Friday in Los Angeles of cancer.

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