Famous Black Dancers

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer
AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer

CiaraCiara
25 October 1985, American
Singer

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
08 December 1925, American
singer

T-PainT-Pain
30 September 1985, American
Rapper
Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
03 June 1906, French
Dancer

Misty CopelandMisty Copeland
10 September 1982, American
Ballet Dancer

Teyana TaylorTeyana Taylor
10 December 1990, American
Singer
Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
09 November 1922, American
Actress

Rochelle AytesRochelle Aytes
17 May 1976, American
Actress
Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
05 January 1931, American
Choreographer

Taylour PaigeTaylour Paige
05 October 1990, American
Actress

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
25 May 1878, American
Dancer

Langston FishburneLangston Fishburne
14 December 1987, American
Actor

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
22 June 1909, American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Akai OseiAkai Osei
12 April 1999, British
Actor

Crystianna SummersCrystianna Summers
20 June 2002, American
Contemporary Dancers

Eboni NicholsEboni Nichols
12 May 1978, American
Choreographer

Charlize GlassCharlize Glass
27 November 2001, American
Hip-Hop Dancer
Danny John-JulesDanny John-Jules
16 September 1960, British
Actor

Shameik MooreShameik Moore
04 May 1995, American
Film actor
Simone BattleSimone Battle
17 June 1989, American
Actor, Singer, Television actor

Fredro StarrFredro Starr
18 April 1971, American
Rapper

Geoffrey HolderGeoffrey Holder
01 August 1930, Spanish, Trinidadian, American
Actor
Jacob LatimoreJacob Latimore
10 August 1996, American
Actor, Television actor, Singer

Flex AlexanderFlex Alexander
15 April 1970, American
Actor
ShaniceShanice
14 May 1973, American
Singer-Songwriter

Clyde McPhatterClyde McPhatter
15 November 1931, American
Singer

Bill T. JonesBill T. Jones
15 February 1952, American
Choreographer
Judith JamisonJudith Jamison
10 May 1943
Dancer

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Florence MillsFlorence Mills
25 January 1896, American
Singer
Pearl PrimusPearl Primus
29 November 1919, American
Dancer

Janet CollinsJanet Collins
07 March 1917, American
Ballet Dancer

Frankie ManningFrankie Manning
26 May 1914, American
Dancer and choreographer

Howard SimsHoward Sims
24 January 1918, American
Tap dancer
Cholly AtkinsCholly Atkins
30 September 1913, American
Dancer
Peg Leg BatesPeg Leg Bates
11 October 1907, American
Entertainer

Rex NettlefordRex Nettleford
03 February 1933, Jamaican
Scholar

Jimmy SlydeJimmy Slyde
02 October 1927, American
Dancer

Kyle AbrahamKyle Abraham
14 August 1977, American
Choreographer
Gary CarrGary Carr
11 December 1986, British
Actor