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

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

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Katherine Moreau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Katherine Moreau
Katherine Moreau was a dancer and the mother of Jeanne Moreau.
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Akram Khan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 44
Akram Hossain Khan, MBE is an English dancer of Bangladeshi descent. His background is rooted in his classical kathak training and contemporary dance.
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Andi McCormack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Andi McCormack
Andi McCormack is a signer and dancer.
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Arlene Phillips is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 75
Arlene Phillips, CBE is an English choreographer, theatre director, talent scout, television judge and presenter and former dancer, who has worked in many fields of entertainment. For many years ...more
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Blake Harrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 33
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Bruce Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
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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Bruno Tonioli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 63
Bruno Tonioli is an Italian choreographer, dancer and TV personality who appears as a judge on the British television dance competition Strictly Come Dancing and its American adaptation Dancing ...more
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Caroline O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 56
Caroline O'Connor is a film actress.
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Danny John-Jules is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
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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David Winters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 79
David Winters is an English-born American dancer, choreographer, producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. Winters has participated in, directed and produced over 400 television series, ...more
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Eleanor James is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 32
Eleanor James is an English actress.
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Emrhys Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 34
Emrhys Cooper is an English actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television. Cooper started his career in stage acting & performing in many of London's West End ...more
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Finola Hughes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 56
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 the United Kingdom
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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Howard Donald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
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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Jacqueline Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Dec. at 60 (1948-2008)
Jacqueline Voltaire was a British-born Mexican actress, model and singer, known for her successful career in telenovelas, especially on Televisa. Voltaire also appeared in Mexican and ...more
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Jean Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
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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Kay Walsh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Dec. at 94 (1911-2005)
Kathleen "Kay" Walsh was an English actress and dancer. She was raised in Pimlico by her grandmother.
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Kenneth MacMillan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Dec. at 63 (1929-1992)
Sir Kenneth MacMillan was a British ballet dancer and choreographer who was artistic director of the Royal Ballet in London between 1970 and 1977, and its principal choreographer from 1977 until ...more
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Laura More is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
Laura More age 34
Laura More is a British singer who is best known for her appearance in the "Call on Me" music video, and in her lead vocals in Uniting Nations single Ai No Corrida".
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Lauren Bennett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 29
Lauren Bennett is an English singer, dancer, and model. She is best known for her work with G.R.L., the Paradiso Girls, Cee Lo Green, LMFAO, and the Pussycat Dolls.
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Leeroy Thornhill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 50
Leeroy Thornhill is an English electronic music artist and formerly a rave dancer and occasionally keyboardist for the British breakbeat band The Prodigy. He has produced solo work under the ...more
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Livvi Franc is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 30
Olivia Charlotte Waithe, better known by her stage name Livvi Franc, is a British-Barbadian singer-songwriter.
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Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 38
Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty is a British television and film actress, dancer and singer. She is sometimes credited as Lucinda Rhodes or Lucinda Rhodes Flaherty. She is known for her work in Harry ...more
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Mark Berry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Dancers from the United Kingdom
age 54
Mark "Bez" Berry is an English dancer, percussionist, author and media personality. He was a member of the bands Happy Mondays and Black Grape.