Famous American Contemporary Dancers

Which names readily pop up in your mind when you think of greatest American dancers? Is it the King of Pop Michael Jackson and his famous moonwalk or the graceful Beyonce and her sexy swag or is it the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley and his signature pelvic thrust? Or do you deem Hollywood dancing pioneers like Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly, John Travolta, Jennifer Beals, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Natalie Portman as the country's best dancers? America has been hotbed of some really amazing dancers, besides showbiz entertainers, who influenced generations and generations of dancers (and some showmen too). Danseuses like Mary Wigman, Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Lester Horton, and Twyla Tharp who laid the cornerstone of contemporary dance with their avant-garde, non-traditional moves and style, inspiring millions to tap their feet like no one is watching. Without any ado, let us get exploring the timeline, trivia and interesting facts of famous American contemporary dancers in the biographies here.

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 1 Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan
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Famous As: Dancer & Choreographer
Birthdate: May 27, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 14, 1927

 2 Chloe Lukasiak

Chloe Lukasiak
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Famous As: Dancer, Actor, Model, Social Media Personality
Birthdate: May 25, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 3 Martha Graham

Martha Graham
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Famous As: Modern dancer and choreographer
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 1, 1991

 4 Dominic Sandoval

Dominic Sandoval
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: October 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 5 Alan Bersten

Alan Bersten
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 6 Jeanine Mason

Jeanine Mason
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 7 Brynn Rumfallo

Brynn Rumfallo
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Famous As: Dancer, Model
Birthdate: July 1, 2003
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
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 8 Doris Humphrey

Doris Humphrey
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Famous As: Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: October 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 29, 1958

 9 Robert Lamm

Robert Lamm
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Pianist
Birthdate: October 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 10 James Pankow

James Pankow
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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 11 Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham
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Famous As: Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: April 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: July 26, 2009

 12 Alex Meraz

Alex Meraz
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 13 Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham
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Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Birthdate: June 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 21, 2006

 14 Ian Eastwood

Ian Eastwood
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Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: April 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 15 Lilia Buckingham

Lilia Buckingham
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 9, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 16 Larsen Thompson

Larsen Thompson
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 19, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 17 Mollee Gray

Mollee Gray
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Famous As: Dancer, Actress
Birthdate: May 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 18 Thommie Walsh

Thommie Walsh
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: March 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 16, 2007

 19 Bella Lewitzky

Bella Lewitzky
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: January 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: July 16, 2004

 20 Olivia Haschak

Olivia Haschak
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: September 1, 2005
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 21 Bella Blu

Bella Blu
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Famous As: Dancer, Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: April 30, 2008
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 22 Aniyah Inman

Aniyah Inman
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: March 23, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 23 Nicole Laeno

Nicole Laeno
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Famous As: Dancer, Actress, Model
Birthdate: December 5, 2005
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 24 JoJo Gomez

JoJo Gomez
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Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: July 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 25 Lexee Smith

Lexee Smith
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Famous As: Dancer, Actress, Model
Birthdate: March 2, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 26 Nick Mara

Nick Mara
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 27 Madison Haschak

Madison Haschak
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Famous As: Dancer, social media personality
Birthdate: June 28, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 28 Gianna Newborg

Gianna Newborg
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 29 Julian DeGuzman

Julian DeGuzman
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 30 Maesi Caes

Maesi Caes
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Famous As: Dancer, YouTuber
Birthdate: March 18, 2005
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 31 Crystianna Summers

Crystianna Summers
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Famous As: Contemporary Dancers
Birthdate: June 20, 2002
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 32 Kamryn Beck

Kamryn Beck
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: February 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 33 Nadia Turner

Nadia Turner
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 34 Brightyn Brems

Brightyn Brems
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 35 Jacy Jordan

Jacy Jordan
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: February 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 36 Addison Moffett

Addison Moffett
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: February 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 37 Russell Horning

Russell Horning
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: December 19, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 38 Camryn Bridges

Camryn Bridges
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 11, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 39 Dylynn Jones

Dylynn Jones
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 40 Matthew Nelson

Matthew Nelson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American