List of Famous Figure Skaters People

List of Famous Figure Skaters

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List of famous figure skaters, both current and historical, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top figure skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent figure skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable figure skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic figure skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned figure skaters.List ranges from Analeigh Tipton to Johnny Weir and more. From reputable, prominent, and well known figure skaters to the lesser known figure skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the figure skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous figure skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous figure skaters?" then you're in the right place.
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    Julie Benz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    Julie M. Benz is an American actress, known for her roles as Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel and Rita Bennett on Dexter, for which she won the 2006 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is currently starring as Mayor Amanda Rosewater on the Syfy series Defiance.more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Dexter, Rambo, Saw V, Defiance
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    Katarina Witt is a retired German figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. She is a four-time World champion and twice World silver medalist. A feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female ...more

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    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Staaken, Germany
    • Profession: Businessperson, Figure Skater, Model, Actor, Artist
    • Credits: Jerry Maguire, Ronin, The Ice Princess, Carmen on Ice, Figure Skating Superstars: Katarina Witt and Friends, + more
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    Analeigh Tipton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    Analeigh Christian Tipton is an American figure skater, actress, and fashion model, most noted for placing third on Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model and for her roles in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love and Warm Bodies.more

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    • Age: 27
    • Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Fashion Model, Actor
    • Credits: Crazy, Stupid, Love., Warm Bodies, Lucy, + more
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    Tanith Belbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin is a Canadian-American ice dancer. Though born in Canada, she holds dual citizenship and has competed for the United States since she began skating with Benjamin Agosto in 1998. With Agosto, Belbin is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, four-time World medalist, three-time ...more

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    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer
    • Credits: Battle of the Blades, Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games, Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games, Celebrity Moments
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    Johnny Weir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    John Garvin "Johnny" Weir is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2001 World Junior Champion, and a three-time U.S. national champion.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
    • Credits: Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics Highlights
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    Dorothy Hamill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    Dorothy Stuart Hamill is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion in ladies' singles and the 1976 World champion.more

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    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor, Athlete
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, Dancing with the Stars, Skating with Celebrities, Romeo and Juliet on Ice, The Dorothy Hamill Special, + more
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    Ashley Elisabeth Wagner is an American figure skater. She is the 2012 Four Continents champion, a three-time Grand Prix Final medalist, winner of three Grand Prix events, and a three-time U.S. national champion. Her highest World Championship placement is fourth in 2012. She was named to the U.S. team ...more

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    • Age: age 24
    • Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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    Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist, the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard champion, the 2012 Rostelecom Cup champion, a two-time Cup of China medalist, and a four-time Finnish national champion.more

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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
    • Credits: ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006
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