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 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, As Good as It Gets, Rambo, Jawbreaker, Saw V, + more
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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: 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
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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: age 27
    • Birthplace: Minneapolis, USA, Minnesota
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Fashion Model, Actor
    • Credits: Warm Bodies, Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Green Hornet, + more
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    Tanith Belbin
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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: age 31
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Ice dancer
    • Credits: Frosted Pink
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    Johnny Weir
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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
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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: age 59
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • 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
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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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    Kristine Tsuya "Kristi" Yamaguchi is an American figure skater. She is the 1992 Olympic Champion in ladies' singles. Yamaguchi also won two World Figure Skating Championships in 1991 and 1992 and a U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1992. She won one junior world title in 1988 and two national titles ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Author, Actor, Athlete, Sports analyst
    • Credits: D2: The Mighty Ducks, Dancing with the Stars, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 3, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 1, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 2, + more
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    Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue is a Canadian ice dancer who competes together with Scott Moir. Virtue and Moir are the 2010 Olympic champions, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, the 2010 and 2012 World champions, the 2008 & 2012 Four Continents champions, the 2006 World Junior champions and six-time ...more

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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    Kim Yuna
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    Kim Yuna is a South Korean former figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion and 2014 silver medalist in ladies' singles; the 2009, 2013 World champion; the 2009 Four Continents champion; a three-time Grand Prix Final champion; the 2006 World Junior champion; the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final ...more

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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Bucheon, South Korea
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
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    John Anthony Curry, OBE was a British figure skater. He was the 1976 Olympic and World Champion. He was famous for combining ballet and modern dance influences into his skating.more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1949-1994)
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Figure Skater
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    Val Joe "Rudy" Galindo is an American figure skater who competed in both single skating and pair skating. As a single skater, he is the 1996 U.S. national champion, 1987 World Junior Champion, and 1996 World Bronze medalist. As a pairs skater, he competed with Kristi Yamaguchi and was the 1988 World ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor
    • Credits: Skating Through Time: Vol. 1
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    Alissa Czisny is an American former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time Skate Canada champion, the 2011 Skate America champion, and a two-time U.S. national champion.more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater
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    Brian James Pockar was a Canadian figure skater. He was the 1982 World bronze medalist, a three-time Canadian national champion, and competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics. He was born and died in Calgary. After turning pro, Pockar toured with Stars on Ice and worked as a choreographer. He died of AIDS in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 33 (1959-1992)
    • Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Choreographer
    • Credits: Romeo and Juliet on Ice
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    Scott Hamilton
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    Scott Scovell Hamilton is a retired American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist. He won four consecutive U.S. championships, four consecutive World Championships and a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics. His signature move is a backflip, a feat that few other figure skaters could perform and is ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Television producer, Actor
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, The Apprentice, Skating with Celebrities, Nine Dog Christmas: The Movie, On Edge, + more
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    Toller Cranston
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    Toller Shalitoe Montague Cranston, CM was a Canadian figure skater and painter. He won the 1971–1976 Canadian national championships, the 1974 World bronze medal and the 1976 Olympic bronze medal. Despite never winning at the World Figure Skating Championships due to his poor compulsory figures, he won ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
    • Profession: Painter, Figure Skater, Coach, Actor
    • Credits: Romeo and Juliet on Ice, I Am a Hotel
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    Michelle Wingshan Kwan is an American figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic medalist, a five-time World champion and a nine-time U.S. champion. She competed at a high level for over a decade and is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history. Known for her consistency and expressive artistry on ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater
    • Credits: Ice Princess, Mulan II, Ice Castles, Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan'
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    Nancy Ann Kerrigan is an American former figure skater. She is the 1994 Olympic silver medalist, the 1992 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time world medalist, and the 1993 US National Champion. She is also noted for her conflict with Tonya Harding.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Woburn, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Actor
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, Skating with Celebrities, The Easter Egg Adventure, Ice Angel, Disney's Nancy Kerrigan Special: Dreams On Ice
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    Peggy Fleming
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    Peggy Gail Fleming is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies' singles and a three-time World Champion. Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympic Games.more

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    • Age: age 67
    • Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Figure Skater, Athlete
    • Credits: Blades of Glory, Olympic Figure Skating: Greatest Performances in History: Vol. 2, Skating Through Time: Vol. 1
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