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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.

Use this list of renowned French dancers to discover some new dancers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 
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 ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Ajaccio, France

Profession: Socialite, Disc jockey, Singer, Dancer

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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

Age: Died at 46 (1872-1918)

Birthplace: Second Polish Republic, Warsaw

Profession: Singer, Dancer

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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 ...more

Age: 36

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Music video director, + more

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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

Age: 82

Birthplace: Dedham, Massachusetts, USA

Profession: Ballet Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Dance Educator, Dancer

Credits: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Off Beat

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