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Lucille Catherine Hodgeman MP (1915 - 2010)

Lucille Hodgeman, a dancer and a choreographer, married lyricist, Jack Yellen, in 1944. She was born in Minnesota and raised in Los Angeles, where she worked with Twentieth Centry Fox and Metro-Goldwyn...

4/22/2017 4/22/2017

Ethel Mallory Lefferts MP (1908 - 1983)

Ethel was the 6th of 7 children born to Arthur Rose Guerard and Madeleine Di Marcarellos. She lived in the the home her father built and named Heidelberg until c. 1916 when the family moved to Manhat...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Roland Alexander Guerard MP (1905 - 1987)

Roland was the 4th of 7 children born to Arthur Rose and Madeleine Guerard. He was baptized at St. John's Episcopal Church in Flat Rock and raised in the home his father built and named Heidelberg. T...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Cheryl MP

"Cheryl Cole", "Cheryl Fernandez-Versini", "Mummy!"

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini (née Tweedy; born 30 June 1983) is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in late 2002 as a member of girl group Girls Aloud on ITV's Pop...

10/22/2009 3/8/2017

Marcelle Lender MP (1861 - 1926)

"Anne Bastien"

made famous in paintings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Born Anne-Marie Marcelle Bastien, she began dancing at the age of sixteen and within a few years made a name for herself performing at the Théât...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961, Rochester, Minnesota)[1] is an American actress, television director, and television producer. She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back...

3/15/2016 2/27/2017

Kira Kosarin (born October 7, 1997) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Phoebe Thunderman in the Nickelodeon series, The Thundermans. Early life and career Kosarin danced and stu...

2/23/2017 2/23/2017

Witney Capri Carson (born October 17, 1993) is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, and actress. She first gained attention in 2012, when the 18-year-old finished ladies...

10/27/2016 2/22/2017

From Wikipedia (English) : Derek Hough (/ˈhʌf/; born May 17, 1985) is an American professional dancer and Emmy Award winning choreographer. He is known best for his work, since September 2007, on the...

12/7/2013 2/22/2017

Actress Elizabeth Berkley is best known for her roles in the television series Saved by the Bell, as brainy feminist Jessie Spano, and the 1995 Paul Verhoeven movie Showgirls, as exotic dancer Nomi Mal...

1/20/2011 2/2/2017

Mary Tyler Moore MP (1936 - 2017)

Mary Tyler Moore was an American actor, producer, and dancer. She was best known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a ...

1/12/2008 1/25/2017

Esther Rolle MP (1920 - 1998)

Esther Rolle was an American actor. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972–1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons (1...

4/30/2013 1/17/2017

Debbie Reynolds MP (1932 - 2016)

"Frannie", "Aba Dabba", "Debbie Reynolds"

Debbie Reynolds was an American actor, singer, entertainer, businesswoman, film historian, humanitarian and a noted former collector of film memorabilia. Her breakout role was the portrayal of Helen Ka...

12/4/2008 12/28/2016

Vilma Ebsen MP (1911 - 2007)

"Dolan Briggs"

Vilma Ebsen (February 1, 1911 – March 12, 2007) was an American musical theatre and film actress best known for dancing in Broadway shows and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals in the 1930s with her more fam...

12/28/2016 12/28/2016

Buddy Ebsen MP (1908 - 2003)

"Frank "Buddy" Ebsen"

Buddy Ebsen (born Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr.; April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003), was an American singer, dancer, author, film, television and character actor, whose career spanned seven decades. SAG-AFT...

12/28/2016 12/28/2016

Ingeborg Wiere MP (c.1922 - d.)


Actress Kim Darby was born Deborah Zerby in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of professional dancers Inga and Jon Zerby. Her father insisted on calling her "Derby" Zerby because he believed it was...

9/24/2010 12/27/2016

John Charles Zerby, Sr. MP (1915 - 2008)

Actress Kim Darby was born Deborah Zerby in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of professional dancers Inga and Jon Zerby. Her father insisted on calling her "Derby" Zerby because he believed it was...

9/24/2010 12/27/2016

Meg Tilly MP

"Meg Tilly"

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Meg Tilly is a Canadian-American actor and novelist. For her role in the 1985 film Agnes of God , she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her o...

1/15/2013 12/5/2016

Tasha Bertram MP (deceased)

"Tasha Bertram"

Classical Ballet Dancer, Singer, Actress and Teacher. Her music began by writing lyrics of a ‘Utopian love’, which led to her searching for chords to match it on a guitar. This very quickly led to ...

11/29/2016 11/29/2016

Sophie Flack is a performance and visual artist, author and former dancer with the New York City Ballet. Flack was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, the daughter of Fran Forman, an artist, and Robert...

10/25/2016 10/25/2016

Gregory Joseph Rosatti MP (1953 - 1996)

"Greg Rosatti"

Gregory Joseph Rosatti, 42, a dancer and choreographer who worked with Jessica Lange in the 1994 film "Blue Sky." The classically trained Rosatti was nominated for the Bob Fosse Award in outstanding ch...

6/29/2008 10/10/2016

Erik Bruhn MP (1928 - 1986)

Erik Bruhn was a Danish danseur, choreographer, artistic director, actor, and author. During his career, he was an international phenomenon and regarded by many as the finest dancer in the world. He ...

10/10/2016 10/10/2016

Once A Dancer . . .: An Autobiography Review: The dancing of ballerina Kent has been described as complex, even "demonic." In this memoir, Kent explains the tensions and conflicts behind her legendar...

6/16/2010 7/16/2016

Margaret Qualley is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of Paul Qualley (Paul James Qualley), a model, contractor, musician, and rancher, and Andie MacDowell, an actress and model. Her s...

2/1/2013 7/15/2016
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Dame Marie Rambert DBE MP (1888 - 1982)

"Marie Rambert", "Myriam Ramberg"

Dame Marie Rambert, Mrs Ashley Dukes DBE (20 February 1888 – 12 June 1982) was a Polish-born dancer and pedagogue who exerted great influence on British ballet, both as a dancer and teacher.

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Leni Riefenstahl MP (1902 - 2003)

Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl from Wikipedia : Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (German: [ˈʁiːfənʃtaːl]; 22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German film director, producer, sc...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Mikhail Terekhov MP (deceased)

1/28/2016 3/7/2016

Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress. Vikander began her career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series, most notably in the popular TV drama Andra Avenyn...

9/9/2010 3/1/2016

Henry Daniel "Buzz" Paschen MP (1927 - 2004)

Henry D. Paschen was the chairman and chief executive of Paschen Construction. He was married to Maria Tallchief, a former prima ballerina of the New York City Ballet and co-founder of the Chicago City...

2/25/2012 2/21/2016

Eva Matlagova-Larkin MP (1896 - 1984)

Edna Moscelyne Larkin was born in Miami, Oklahoma in 1925, the only daughter of Eva Matlagova-Larkin, a young dancer from Russia, and Ruben Larkin, a Shawnee-Peoria Indian. Her mother trained her in ba...

8/11/2014 2/21/2016

Roman Jasinski MP (1907 - 1991)

Mr. Jasinski was born in Warsaw, Poland, where he held the distinction of "first student" in his class at the Grand Opera Ballet School. Hired by Bronislava Nijinksa for the Ida Rubenstein Ballet in Pa...

8/11/2014 2/21/2016

Mischa Resnikov MP (deceased)

2/4/2016 2/21/2016

Boris Skibine MP (deceased)

Boris Skibine was a ballet dancer with the Ballets Russes and father of George Skibine, also of the Ballets Russes. He appeared in Gaston Roudès' 1935 comedy Le chant de l'amour.

2/25/2012 2/21/2016

George Skibine MP (1920 - 1981)

"Yuri Skibine"

George Skibine (born Yasnaya Poliana, Kaliningrad, Russia, January 30, 1920; d. Dallas, January 14, 1981), was a ballet dancer with the Ballets Russes from age 5, son of Boris Skibine, also of the Ba...

2/25/2012 2/21/2016

Rosella Hightower MP (1920 - 2008)

From HIGHTOWER, ROSELLA (1920–2008) Ballerina, teacher, and dance director of Choctaw descent, Rosella Hightower was born in Durwood, Oklahoma, on January 30, 1920, the only child of Charles Edgar an...

2/4/2016 2/5/2016

Moscelyne Larkin MP (1925 - 2012)

"Moussia Larkin", "One of the Five Moons"

Moscelyne Larkin Edna Moscelyne Larkin Jasinski (January 14, 1925 – April 25, 2012) was one of the "Five Moons", Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma who gained international fame in the 20th cen...

8/11/2014 2/4/2016

Yvonne Chouteau MP (1929 - 2016)

""One of the Five Moons""

Myra Yvonne Chouteau (March 7, 1929 – January 24, 2016) was one of the "Five Moons" or Native prima ballerinas of Oklahoma. She was one of the five celebrated Indian ballerinas of Oklahoma and the youn...

1/28/2016 1/28/2016

Miguel Terekhov MP (1928 - 2012)

Miguel Terekhov (August 22, 1928 – January 3, 2012) was a Uruguayan-born American ballet dancer and ballet instructor. Terekhov and his wife, Yvonne Chouteau, one of the Five Moons, a group of Native A...

1/28/2016 1/28/2016

former principal dancer with the Royal Ballet.

10/14/2013 12/11/2015

Yvonne Craig MP (1937 - 2015)

Yvonne Joyce Craig (May 16, 1937 – August 17, 2015) was an American ballet dancer and actress best known for her role as Batgirl from the 1960s television series Batman, and as the Orion slave girl M...

8/25/2014 12/10/2015

Vera-Ellen MP (1921 - 1981)

Vera-Ellen (February 16, 1921 - August 30, 1981) was an American actress and stage and film dancer, principally celebrated for her filmed dance partnerships with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Donald O'C...

11/30/2007 12/7/2015

Arthur Mitchell (born March 27, 1934) is an African-American dancer and choreographer who created a training school and the first African-American classical ballet company, Dance Theatre of Harlem. Amo...

9/28/2015 9/28/2015

Loïe Fuller - La Fée Lumière MP (1862 - 1928)

"Loïe Fuller", "Loie Fuller"


2/7/2009 8/21/2015

Eva Marie Garrick MP (1724 - 1822)

Eva Marie Veigel (also Eva Maria Violette, with variants Eva Maria and Ava-Maria) (February 29, 1724, Vienna - October 16, 1822, London) was a dancer and the wife of actor David Garrick. A well known d...

12/21/2011 6/11/2015

Patricia Wilde MP (1928 - d.)

"Patricia Wilde"

Patricia Lorrain-Ann White followed in her sister Nora's footsteps to become a dancer. She was born in Ottawa, Canada, where she and Nora received their early training from Gwendolyn Osborne. At the ...

4/19/2015 4/19/2015

Arthur Murray MP (1895 - 1991)

Arthur Murray (April 4, 1895 – March 3, 1991) was an American dance instructor and businessman, whose name is most often associated with the dance studio chain that bears his name.[2] His pupils in...

4/4/2014 4/12/2015

Bella Lewitzky MP (1916 - 2004)

Bella Lewitzky (born January 13, 1916, Los Angeles, California — died July 16, 2004, Pasadena, California) was a modern dance choreographer and noted teacher. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Born t...

3/14/2011 4/10/2015

Darcey Bussel OBE MP

"Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pemberton Crittle"

Darcey Andrea Bussell CBE (born Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pemberton Crittle on 27 April 1969) is a retired English ballerina. Darcey trained at the Arts Educational School and the Royal Ballet School an...

10/4/2014 1/13/2015

Tommy Tune MP

"Tommy Tune"

Thomas James "Tommy" Tune (born February 28, 1939) is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won nine Tony Awards and ...

11/21/2014 11/21/2014

Jean Sullivan MP (1923 - 2003)

Jean Sullivan (May 26, 1923 - February 27, 2003) was an American actress and dancer. She acted in film, television and stage productions, and danced both flamenco and ballet, the latter with the Amer...

11/10/2014 11/10/2014

Marilyn Miller MP (1898 - 1936)

The unquestioned queen of Broadway musical comedy in the 1920s Mariyln Miller was only five years old when she became a member of her family's vaudeville act. She only made three films and would have m...

12/3/2010 11/4/2014

Ann Miller MP (1923 - 2004)

"Ann Miller"

Johnnie Lucille Collier (April 12, 1923[1] – January 22, 2004), known professionally as Ann Miller, was an American dancer, singer and actress. She is best remembered for her work in the Hollywood mu...

11/3/2014 11/3/2014

Khandi Alexander (born September 4, 1957) is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress. She is known for the role of Dr. Alexx Woods in the CBS police procedural series CSI: Miami. Links Wik...

10/8/2014 10/8/2014

Rosie Perez MP


New York, New York County, New York, United States

Rosa Maria "Rosie" Perez (born September 6, 1964) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, director and community activist. Rosie produced and directed Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu to sepas! (I'm ...

10/8/2014 10/8/2014

Moira Shearer MP (1926 - 2006)

"Moira Shearer"

Moira Shearer, Lady Kennedy (17 January 1926 – 31 January 2006), was an internationally renowned British ballet dancer and actress. Early life She was born Moira Shearer King in Dunfermline, Fife...

3/1/2014 3/1/2014

Judy Landon MP (deceased)

Judith "Judy" B. Landon was an actress and dancer who primarily played uncredited bit parts in films in the early '50s, particularly a background dancer in movie musicals. Particularly notable roles ...

8/17/2013 8/17/2013

Eleanor Powell MP (1912 - 1982)

Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American film actress and dancer of the 1930s and 1940s, known for her exuberant solo tap dancing. Early life Powell was born ...

8/14/2013 8/14/2013

Rudolf Nureyev MP (1938 - 1993)

Rudolf Xämät ulı Nuriev, también conocido como Rudolf Jamétovich Nuréyev (nótese que su nombre es Rudólf, no Rúdolf) (en cirílico Рудо́льф Хаме́тович Нуре́ев) (17 de marzo de 1938 - 6 de enero de 1993)...

5/18/2013 5/18/2013

Fernando Bujones MP (1955 - 2005)

Fernando Bujones (Miami, 9 de março de 1955 — Miami, 10 de novembro de 2005) foi um bailarino norte-americano. Nascido em Miami, Florida, de pais cubanos, Bujones era considerado um dos maiores baila...

2/17/2012 4/11/2013

Angela Leigh MP (c.1926 - 2004)

from Angela Leigh, 78; a Founder of National Ballet of Canada - Obituaries December 3, 2004 Angela Leigh, 78, a founding member and former principal dancer of the National Ballet of Canada, died Tu...

3/3/2013 3/3/2013

Tamara Geva MP (1907 - 1997)

Tamara Geva (17 March 1907 - 9 December 1997) was a Russian actress, ballet dancer and choreographer. She was the first wife of dancer/choreographer George Balanchine. Biography She was born ...

2/25/2012 12/30/2012

Vera Zorina MP (1917 - 2003)

"Vera Zorina"

Vera Zorina (January 2, 1917 – April 9, 2003) was a Norwegian ballerina, musical theatre actress and choreographer. Background Vera Zorina was born Eva Brigitta Hartwig in Berlin, Germany. He...

2/25/2012 12/30/2012

Tanaquil LeClercq MP (1929 - 2000)

Tanaquil Le Clercq (2 October 1929, Paris, France — 31 December 2000, New York City) was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, but her dancing career was ended when she was stricken with ...

2/25/2012 12/30/2012

Jerome Robbins MP (1918 - 1998)

"Jerome Robbins"

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American theater producer, director, and choreographer known primarily for Broadway Theater and Ballet/Dance, but who also occasionally direct...

12/14/2012 12/22/2012

Marge Champion MP (1919 - d.)

Marge Champion (born September 2, 1919) is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress. Early years Champion was born Marjorie Celeste Belcher in Los Angeles, California, to Hollywood danc...

12/21/2012 12/21/2012

Gower Carlyle Champion MP (1919 - 1980)

Gower Carlyle Champion (June 22, 1919 – August 25, 1980) was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer, and dancer. Early years Champion was born in Geneva, Illinois, the son of John...

12/21/2012 12/21/2012

Gene Kelly MP (1912 - 1996)


biography... ; Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energeti...

7/21/2008 12/19/2012

Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE MP (1919 - 1991)

"Peggy Hookham", "Fonteyn de Arias"

Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire ca...

4/23/2008 12/19/2012

Fred Astaire MP (1899 - 1987)

Fred Astaire was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. His stage and subsequent film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He...

7/4/2007 12/18/2012

Lisa Rinehart is a ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theater, and often writes articles for the "DanceView Times", an online blog. She also starred in Dancers, also known as Giselle or A Time to ...

3/27/2012 12/18/2012

Mikhail Baryshnikov MP


Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov (Russian: Михаил Николаевич Барышников, Latvian: Mihails Barišņikovs) (born January 27, 1948), nicknamed "Misha" is a Russian American dancer, choreographer, and actor...

3/27/2012 12/18/2012

Lucia Hosmer Chase MP (1897 - 1986)

Lucia Chase (24 March 1897; Waterbury, Connecticut - 9 January 1986; New York, USA) was an American dancer, actress, ballet director and also the co-founder of the American Ballet Theatre. Career...

3/14/2012 12/18/2012

Charles Weidman MP (1901 - 1975)

Charles Weidman (1901 – 1975) is a renowned choreographer, modern dancer and teacher. He is well known as one of the pioneers of Modern Dance in America. He wanted to break free from the traditional ...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

Catherine Littlefield MP (1905 - 1951)

Catherine Littlefield (1905 — 1951) was an American ballerina and choreographer, one of the first inductees (1987) into the Hall of Fame of the National Museum of Dance. She founded the Philadelp...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

Ruth St. Denis MP (1879 - 1968)

"Ruth St. Denis"

Ruth St. Denis (January 20, 1879 – July 21, 1968) was a modern dance pioneer, introducing eastern ideas into the art. She was co-founder of the American Denishawn School of Dance and the teacher of s...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

Ted Shawn MP (1891 - 1972)

Ted Shawn (21 October 1891 — 9 January 1972), originally Edwin Myers Shawn, was one of the first notable male pioneers of American modern dance. Along with creating Denishawn with former wife Ruth St...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

Doris Batcheller Humphrey MP (1895 - 1958)

Doris Batcheller Humphrey (October 17, 1895 – December 29, 1958) was a dancer and choreographer of the early twentieth century. Along with her contemporaries Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham Humphr...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

Agnes George de Mille MP (1905 - 1993)

Agnes George de Mille was born in New York City, September 18, 1905, daughter of film producer, William de Mille and Anna (George) de Mille, daughter of economist Henry George. When Agnes was nine year...

7/22/2011 12/18/2012

Gwen Verdon MP (1925 - 2000)

Gwenyth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an actress and dancer who won four Tony awards for her musical comedy performances. With flaming red hair and an endearing quave...

3/22/2011 12/18/2012

Erick Hawkins MP (1909 - 1994)

"Erick Hawkins"

Frederick Hawkins known as Erick Hawkins (April 23, 1909 – November 23, 1994) was a leading American modern-dance choreographer and dancer. Born in Trinidad, Colorado on April 23 1909, he majored...

12/15/2012 12/18/2012

Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze MP (1904 - 1983)

"George Balanchine"

George Balanchine, born Giorgi Balanchivadze (Georgian: გიორგი ბალანჩივაძე, Russian: Георгий Мелитонович Баланчивадзе) (January 22 [O.S. January 9] 1904 – April 30, 1983), was one of the 20th century...

2/25/2012 12/17/2012

Katherine Dunham MP (1909 - 2006)

Katherine Dunham (June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, and company director as well as an author, educator, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful ...

12/14/2012 12/16/2012

Marjorie Louise Tallchief (born 1927 in Denver, Colorado) was a ballerina of the Osage Nation. Career Tallchief was the first American Indian to be "première danseuse étoile" of the Paris Ope...

2/25/2012 12/16/2012

Maria Tallchief MP (1925 - 2013)

"Wa-Xthe-Thomba", "Maria Chief"

From my hero, Maria Tallchief "Maria and her sister were enrolled at Beverly Vista School and it was here that she first felt discrimination because of her heritage. "Some of the students made fun of...

2/25/2012 12/16/2012

Martha Graham MP (1894 - 1991)

Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on modern visual arts, Stravinsk...

7/18/2008 12/15/2012

PAOLA STYRON (Co-Director of IF) Paola is an internationally acclaimed modern dancer. She was a leading performer and collaborator for over twenty years with choreographer /director Martha Clarke. Prod...

12/15/2012 12/15/2012

Gelsey Kirkland (born 29 December 1952, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American ballerina. Kirkland joined the New York City Ballet in 1968 at age fifteen, at the invitation of George Balanchine. ...

3/29/2012 10/15/2012

Pati Behrs MP (1922 - 2004)

"Pati Derek"

Pati Behrs (February 13, 1922 – July 4, 2004) was a Russian-born prima ballerina. Biography Pati Behrs Eristoff was a prima ballerina and a grandniece of Leo Tolstoy. She may be best known as...

9/6/2012 10/9/2012

Colette MP (1873 - 1954)


Colette , de son vrai nom Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, est une romancière française, née à Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye (Yonne) le 28 janvier 1873, morte à Paris le 3 août 1954. Elle est élue membre de l’Aca...

1/6/2011 8/18/2012

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations, i...

1/6/2011 8/18/2012

Rita Hayworth MP (1918 - 1987)

"Rita Hayworth", "Rita Cansino"

She was an American film actress and dancer who attained fame during the 1940s not only as one of the era's top stars, but also as the era's greatest sex symbol, most notably in Gilda (1946). She appea...

7/8/2007 8/18/2012

Cyd Charisse MP (1921 - 2008)

"Tula Ellice Finklea"

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 18, 2008 Filed at 8:14 a.m. ET LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cyd Charisse, the long-legged Texas beauty who danced with the Ballet Russe as a teenager and starred in...

8/13/2007 8/18/2012

Lena Horne MP (1917 - 2010)

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was a singer, dancer, actress, and activist who had a wildly successful career as a nightclub performer and recording artist. She was one of the first African-Americans to sign ...

3/16/2009 8/18/2012

Ginger Rogers MP (1911 - 1995)

""Ginger Rogers""

American stage and film dancer and actress Ginger Rogers along with Fred Astaire was the most legendary dancing team in film history; she was also a successful dramatic actress, even winning a Best Act...

5/21/2008 8/18/2012

Isadora Duncan MP (1877 - 1927)

Photos Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Europe and the Soviet Union...

9/24/2010 8/14/2012

Margaretha Geertruida 'Mata Hari' Zelle, barones MP (1876 - 1917)

"Grietje", "Mata Hari"

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle von Weber, born 1734, Zell im Wiesenthal Franz Anton von Weber Zell, Rhineland-Palatinate Mata Hari is Maleis voor 'OOG van de DAGERAAD, ofwel ZON (in Dutch) ...

3/2/2008 8/14/2012

Carlotta Grisi MP (1819 - 1899)

Carlotta Grisi, whose real name was Caronne Adele Giuseppina Maria Grisi, was born in Visinada, Istria, on June 28, 1819. Her mother's name was Maria (born Boschetti), and her father was Vincenzo Gri...

8/7/2012 8/14/2012

Anna Pavlova MP (1881 - 1931)


Anna Pavlova Even if you are not a ballet enthusiast, chances are you have heard of Anna Pavlova, the physically tiny Russian ballerina who rocked the world of classical ballet at the turn of the cen...

1/13/2012 8/14/2012