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Famous Dancers from England

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List of notable or famous dancers from England, with bios and photos, including the top dancers born in England and even some popular dancers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English dancers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These dancers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known dancer from England is included when available.

This list features people like Victoria Beckham and Audrey Hepburn.

This historic dancers from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English dancers of note?" and "Who are the most famous dancers from England?" These prominent dancers of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English dancers.

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Abigail is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Abigail is a Hi-NRG dance music singer born in England. She began her career with the song, "I Feel You", released in 1992. Since "Could It Be Magic" hit the #1 slot on the ...more
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Alesha Dixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 40
Alesha Anjanette Dixon is an English singer, dancer, rapper, model and television presenter. She found fame in the all-female R&B/garage trio Mis-Teeq; however, the trio separated in 2005 ...more
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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Dec. at 64 (1929-1993)
Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as ...more
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Bonnie Langford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 54
Bonita Melody Lysette "Bonnie" Langford is an English actress, dancer and entertainer. She came to prominence as a child star in the early 1970s before subsequently becoming well known ...more
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Bruce Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 91
Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE, commonly known as Bruce Forsyth, is an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spans 75 years. In 2012, the Guinness World Records ...more
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Caroline O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 56
Caroline O'Connor is a film actress.
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Cheryl Cole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 35
Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English recording artist, dancer, and television personality who is known by the mononym Cheryl in the context of her recording promotions. She rose to fame in ...more
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Danny John-Jules is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 58
Daniel "Danny" John-Jules is a British actor, singer and dancer. He is best known for portraying Cat in the television programme Red Dwarf. He appears in the BBC One series Death in ...more
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Darren Bennett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 42
Darren Lee Bennett is a professional dancer, as were his parents. With his wife Lilia Kopylova he has a successful career in professional Latin dancing, competing nationally and internationally. ...more
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Denise Welch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 60
Jacqueline Denise Welch is an English actress, dancer and television presenter. As an actress, she is best known for her roles as Natalie Barnes in Coronation Street and Steph Haydock in ...more
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Diana Darvey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Dec. at 55 (1945-2000)
Diana Magdalene Roloff, known professionally as Diana Darvey, was a British actress, singer and dancer, who is most famous for her appearances on The Benny Hill Show.
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Eugene Stratton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Dec. at 57 (1861-1918)
Eugene Augustus Rühlmann was born in Buffalo, New York. He adopted the stage name Eugene Stratton, and became an American-born dancer and singer, whose career was mostly spent in British
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Finola Hughes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 59
Finola Hughes is an English actress, television host, entrepreneur, author, former dancer, director and producer, best known for role as Anna Devane on the ABC soap opera General Hospital, ...more
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Gillian Lynne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 93
Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne, DBE is a British ballerina, dancer, choreographer, actress, and theatre/television director, noted for her popular theatre choreography associated with the musical ...more
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Heather Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Dec. at 91 (1896-1987)
Heather Thatcher was an English actress in theatre and films. She was from London.
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Howard Donald is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 50
Howard Paul Donald, is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist, dancer, DJ and house producer. He is a member of English pop-group Take That and a judge on the German reality talent show ...more
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Ian Waite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 48
Ian Waite is a professional dancer specialising in Latin American dance, a teacher and choreographer.
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Jane Leeves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 57
Jane Leeves is an English actress, producer, comedian, singer, and dancer. Leeves made her screen debut with a small role in 1983 on the popular British comedy television show The Benny Hill ...more
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Jason Orange is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 48
Jason Thomas Orange is an English singer, songwriter, dancer, musician and actor. He was a member of Take That during their original run in the early 1990s and again following their reunion in ...more
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Jay Aston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 57
Jay Hilda Aston is an English singer and occasional songwriter. She was a member of the British pop group Bucks Fizz, from 1981–1985. She was the youngest member of the group's original line-up, ...more
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Jean Simmons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Dancers from England
Dec. at 81 (1929-2010)
Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE was a British actress. One of J. Arthur Rank's "well-spoken young starlets", she appeared predominantly in films, beginning with those made in Great Britain ...more
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Jennifer Ellison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 35
Jennifer Lesley Ellison is an English actress, glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer. Ellison is perhaps best known for playing Emily Shadwick in the television soap opera ...more
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Jenny Frost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 41
Jennifer 'Jenny' Frost is an English singer, dancer, television presenter, and model. She was a member of girl group Precious before replacing Kerry Katona in chart-topping band Atomic Kitten ...more
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John Partridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 47
John Partridge is an English actor, dancer, singer, panelist and television presenter, who is probably best known for the role of Christian Clarke in the long-running BBC television soap opera ...more
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Karen Hardy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Dancers from England
age 48
Karen Hardy is a professional ballroom dancer, coach, teacher and adjudicator. In 1998 she won the professional International Latin American Dance Championship with Bryan Watson. She also won ...more