Famous Dancers from France

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List of notable or famous dancers from France, with bios and photos, including the top dancers born in France and even some popular dancers who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French 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 France is included when available.

These people, like Josephine Baker and Leslie Caron include images when available. Featuring ballerinas, popular ballet dancers, and more, this list has it all. 

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

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Alizée is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from France
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Alizée Jacotey, known professionally as Alizée, is a French singer, dancer and voice actress. She was born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She was discovered by Mylène Farmer, following her winning performance in the talent show, Graines de Star, in 1999. While collaborating with Mylène Farmer and Laurent Boutonnat, she followed it with a series of albums that attained immense popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on NRJ, Europe 1, MTV, Virgin, and many others. Throughout her career, many of her songs have been in top 25 hit lists on the record charts, including "Moi... Lolita", "L'Alizé", ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

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Anna Held is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from France
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Helene Anna Held, known professionally as Anna Held, was a Polish-born French stage performer and singer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 46 (1872-1918)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic

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Electrosexual is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from France
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Electrosexual is a French electronic musician, composer, performer, record producer and Music video director living in Berlin. His passion for early electronic engines and primitive sounds from Analog synthesizer inspired his creativity mingling of rough masculine basses with an uptempo rhythm. He is the electro-sex precursor and pioneer in France. This musical genre also features artists such as Peaches, Lesbians on Ecstasy, The Ssion, Punk Bunny, Shunda K, Scream Club and Robots in Disguise, all of whom Electrosexual has worked with. Electrosexual created its stage name in reference to surrealistic non " sexuality", considering machines and synthesizers as genitors. This concept has also ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

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Jacques d'Amboise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from France
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Jacques d'Amboise is an American danseur and choreographer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 84

Birthplace: USA, Dedham, Massachusetts

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