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List of famous figure skaters, both current and historical, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top figure skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent figure skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable figure skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic figure skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned figure skaters.

The list of famous ice skaters ranges from Yuna Kim to Johnny Weir and more. Featuring famous ice skaters in history and now, this list has many recognizable names of the figure skating world. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known figure skaters to the lesser known figure skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the figure skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous figure skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous figure skaters?" then you're in the right place.
Julie Benz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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Julie M. Benz is an American actress, known for her roles as Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel and Rita Bennett on Dexter, for which she won the 2006 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is currently starring as Mayor Amanda Rosewater on the Syfy series Defiance. ...more

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Katarina Witt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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Katarina Witt is a retired German figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. She is a four-time World champion and twice World silver medalist. A feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female skaters, Witt won six consecutive European Championships. Her competitive record makes her one of the most successful figure skaters of all time. ...more

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Analeigh Tipton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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Analeigh Christian Tipton is an American figure skater, actress, and fashion model, most noted for placing third on Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model and for her roles in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love and Warm Bodies. ...more

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Tanith Belbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Figure Skaters
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Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin is a Canadian-American ice dancer. Though born in Canada, she holds dual citizenship and has competed for the United States since she began skating with Benjamin Agosto in 1998. With Agosto, Belbin is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, four-time World medalist, three-time Four Continents champion, and five-time U.S. champion. ...more

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