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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Joyce Nizzari and Laura Morante.

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

Use this list of renowned Italian 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. (10 items)
Carmen Russo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from Italy
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Carmela Carolina Fernanda "Carmen" Russo is an Italian dancer, actress, television personality and singer. Russo started her career as a model in the mid-1970s participating in several beauty contests in Italy. She first came to the public's attention for her roles in the commedia erotica ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Genoa, Italy

Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer

Credits: Patrick Still Lives, Odd Squad, Buona Domenica, I viaggiatori della sera, Giovani, + more

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Flavia Cacace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from Italy
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Flavia Cacace-Mistry is a British-based Italian professional dancer. Her professional dance partner is Vincent Simone, and for a number of years both partners appeared on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Profession: Dancer

Credits: Strictly Come Dancing

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Jennifer Esposito is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from Italy
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Jennifer Esposito is an American actress, dancer and model, known for her appearances in the films I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Summer of Sam and Crash, and in the television series Spin City, The Looney Tunes Show, Samantha Who? and Blue Bloods. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Model, Actor, Dancer

Credits: Crash, Summer of Sam, Don't Say a Word, Taxi

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José Greco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from Italy
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José Greco was a flamenco dancer and choreographer known for popularizing Spanish dance on the stage and screen in America mostly in the 1950s and '60s. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1918-2000)

Birthplace: Montorio nei Frentani, Italy

Profession: Choreographer, Actor, Dancer

Credits: Around the World in 80 Days, Ship of Fools, Sombrero, The Proud and the Damned

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