Harriet Hoctor

Harriet Hoctor made her mark in the world of entertainment when she worked on the biopic "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936) with William Powell. In 1928, she appeared in "The Three Musketeers" on Broadway. In 1921, she began ... Read more »
Born: 09/25/1905 in Hoosick Falls, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (1)

Shall We Dance 1936 (Movie)

Ballerina (Actor)

Biography

Harriet Hoctor made her mark in the world of entertainment when she worked on the biopic "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936) with William Powell. In 1928, she appeared in "The Three Musketeers" on Broadway. In 1921, she began touring the vaudeville circuit."

Milestones

1944

Opened her own dance school in Woburn, Massachusetts.

1937

Appeared in the film "Shall We Dance."

1928

Appeared in "The Three Musketeers" on Broadway.

1921

Began touring the vaudeville circuit.

Bonus Trivia

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Composer George Gershwin composed a symphonic piece specifically for her entitled Hoctor's Ballet.

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Was sent to New York to study at the Normal School of Dancing under Louis H. Chalif at age 12.

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