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List of famous ballet dancers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top ballet dancers in the world? This includes the most prominent ballet dancers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable ballet dancers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic ballet dancers 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 ballet dancers.

List features people like Agnes de Mille and Vaslav Nijinsky.

From reputable, prominent, and well known ballet dancers to the lesser known ballet dancers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the ballet dancer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous ballet dancers ever?" and "What are the names of famous ballet dancers?" then you're in the right place. (730 items)
Diane Kruger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Ballet Dancers
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Diane Kruger is a German actress and former fashion model. She is known for roles such as Helen in the epic war film Troy, Dr. Abigail Chase in the adventure/heist film National Treasure and its sequel, Bridget von Hammersmark in the Quentin Tarantino-directed war film Inglourious Basterds, Anna in the sci-fi drama Mr. Nobody, and Gina in the psychological thriller film Unknown. She plays the Seeker/Lacey in the romantic sci-fi thriller The Host. As of July 2013, she stars as Detective Sonya Cross in the FX television crime drama series The Bridge. In 2005, she was ranked 50th on the Maxim Hot 100 Women. ...more

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Laura Prepon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Ballet Dancers
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Laura Prepon is an American actress, known for her role as Donna Pinciotti in all eight seasons of the Fox sitcom That '70s Show. She is also known for the role of Hannah Daniels on the ABC drama October Road and her role as Alex Vause in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. She has voiced a character in the animated TV series, King of the Hill, as well as a marine in the video game Halo 2. Following That '70s Show, Prepon worked mainly in television, guest-starring in episodes of How I Met Your Mother, Medium, and Castle. In 2011, Prepon was cast in the lead role of Chelsea in the short-lived sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?, based on Chelsea Handler's 2008 book Are You There, ...more

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Emily VanCamp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Ballet Dancers
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Emily Irene VanCamp is a Canadian actress, known for her lead roles on the WB series Everwood, ABC series Brothers & Sisters, the ABC drama series Revenge and as Agent 13 / Sharon Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. ...more

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Lea Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Ballet Dancers
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Lea Kathleen Thompson is an American actress, television director and television producer. She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy and as the title character in the 1990s NBC sitcom Caroline in the City. Other films she is known for include All the Right Moves, The Beverly Hillbillies, Howard the Duck, Jaws 3-D, Red Dawn, and Some Kind of Wonderful. Since 2011 she has co-starred as Kathryn Kennish in the ABC Family series Switched at Birth. ...more

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