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Famous Dancers from Germany

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

List features people like Kevin Federline, Fred Astaire.

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

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    Adele Astaire (born Adele Marie Austerlitz, later known as Lady Charles Cavendish; September 10, 1896 – January 25, 1981), was an American dancer, stage actress and singer. After beginning work as a dancer and vaudeville performer at the age of nine, Astaire built a successful performance career with her younger brother, Fred Astaire. The brother and sister act initially worked their way through vaudeville circuits, finally achieving a breakthrough with their first Broadway roles in 1917. Astaire became known for her talents as a skilled dancer and comedienne, starring in hit Broadway musicals such as Lady, Be Good! (1924), Funny Face (1927) and The Band Wagon (1931). The siblings took  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 84 (1896-1981)
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska
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    Aylin Tezel is an actress.  ...more
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Germany, Bünde
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    Camilla Horn (25 April 1903 – 14 August 1996) was a German dancer and a film star of the silent and sound era. She starred in several Hollywood films of the late 1920s and in a few British and Italian productions.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 93 (1903-1996)
    • Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Christiane Susanne Kubrick (née Harlan; born 10 May 1932) is a German actress, dancer, painter, and singer. She was born into a theatrical family (her uncle was infamous film director Veit Harlan), and was the wife of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick from 1958 until his death in 1999.  ...more
    • Age: 89
    • Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany