Nick Castle (March 21, 1910 - August 16, 1968) was an actor, songwriter, dancer and choreographer on feature films and television.
Nick Castle began his career as a dance director in vaudeville. When he moved to Hollywood, he worked at several studios as the dance director or choreographer on such famous movies as
LITTLE MISS BROADWAY (1938),
BUCK PRIVATES (1941),
THE SEVEN LITTLE FOYS (1955),
and STATE FAIR (1962).
In his later career, Castle worked on television shows including "The Colgate Comedy Hour (1953-1955), "The Bob Hope Show" (1961), "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show" (1956-1963),
"The Judy Garland Show" (1963),
"The Andy Williams Show" (1965-1966), and "The Jerry Lewis Show" (1967-1968).
Nick Castle's son, Nick Castle Jr., is an actor ("Michael Meyers" in HALLOWEEN), a screenwriter (ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK), and film director (TAP).
Nick Castle died of a sudden heart attack. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
"The Andy Williams Show" Nick Castle and the Nick Castle Dancers