British Female Dancers

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Alesha Dixon
(Singer, Model, Dancer)

Alesha Dixon
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Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

Alesha Dixon is an English singer-songwriter, rapper, and TV personality. She initially wanted to become a teacher, but destiny had other plans for her, and she ended up entering the music world. She rose to fame as a singer in the 2000s as a member of the girl group Mis-Teeq. She later pursued a successful solo career as well. 

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Darcey Bussell
(Ballerina)

Darcey Bussell
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Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

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Glynis Johns
(Actress)

Glynis Johns
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Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

The veteran British actress who belongs to the Golden Age of Hollywood is known for her stellar roles in films like Miranda, Third Time Lucky and State Secret. Glynis Johns is also a singer, distinguished by her husky voice. She acted on the stage and the television. The daughter of actor, Mervyn Johns, has a son from her first marriage.

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Debbie McGee
(Radio performer)

Debbie McGee
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Birthdate: October 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK

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Shirley Ballas
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Birthdate: September 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK

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Margot Fonteyn
(Ballerina, Choreographer)

Margot Fonteyn
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Birthdate: May 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: February 21, 1991

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Jayne Torvill
(Ice Dancer)

Jayne Torvill
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Birthdate: October 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clifton, England
Jayne Torvill is a celebrated professional English ice dancer whose gold medal-winning performance with Christopher Dean at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics became a talking point worldwide. With Dean, she won the World Professional Championship five times and the Challenge of Champions title thrice. The top-scoring figure skating pair also starred in the television series Dancing on Ice.
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Billie Piper
(Actress)

Billie Piper
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Birthdate: September 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England

At age 15, Billie Piper became the youngest artist to enter the UK Singles Chart at number one after releasing her debut single Because We Want To. After establishing a successful music career, Billie decided to abandon her career to focus on acting. She then became the only performer to win all six Best Actress awards for the play Yerma.

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Rochelle Humes
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Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Romford, Essex, England, UK

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Bonnie Langford
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Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampton Court, Surrey, England, UK

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Layla El
(Dancer)

Layla El
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Birthdate: June 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, UK

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Emma Slater
(Dancer)

Emma Slater
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Birthdate: December 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Ola Jordan
(Dancer)

Ola Jordan
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Birthdate: September 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nasielsk, Poland

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Sonoya Mizuno
(Actress Best Known for Her Works in Movies 'Ex Machina', 'Annihilation', and 'Devs')

Sonoya Mizuno
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Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Sonoya Mizuno is an English actress, ballet dancer, and model. She started her professional career as a model, working for world-renowned brands, such as Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. Thanks to her skills as a ballet dancer, which she learnt at the Royal Ballet School, Mizuno landed roles in dance films like High Strung, which kick-started her film career.

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Faye Tozer
(Singer)

Faye Tozer
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Birthdate: November 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England, UK

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Pearl Mackie
(Actress)

Pearl Mackie
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Birthdate: May 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brixton, London, England

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Lola Montez
(Stage dancer)

Lola Montez
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Birthdate: February 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Ireland
Died: January 17, 1861

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Lorraine Crosby
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Birthdate: November 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Walker

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Arlene Phillips
(Choreographer)

Arlene Phillips
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Birthdate: May 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prestwich

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Ninette de Valois
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Birthdate: June 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blessington, Ireland
Died: March 8, 2001

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Anna Neagle
(Actress)

Anna Neagle
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Birthdate: October 20, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Forest Gate, Essex, Englan
Died: June 3, 1986

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Alicia Markova
(Ballerina)

Alicia Markova
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Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Finsbury Park, London, England
Died: December 2, 2004

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Moira Shearer
(Actress)

Moira Shearer
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Birthdate: January 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Died: January 31, 2006

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Rosemarie Ford
(Actor, Dancer)

Rosemarie Ford
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Birthdate: March 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sherburn-in-Elmet

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Perri Lister
(Actor, Singer, Dancer)

Perri Lister
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Birthdate: April 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London

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Gertrude Lawrence
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Birthdate: July 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newington, London, United Kingdom
Died: September 6, 1952

Gertrude Lawrence was an English actress, singer, and dancer. She also performed musical comedy in the West End of London and on Broadway in New York. She was introduced to the entertainment world as a child and grew up to become a famous multi-faceted performer. She won several awards. In her later years, she taught acting. 

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Karen Hardy
(Dancer)

Karen Hardy
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Birthdate: July 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Weymouth

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Pat Kirkwood
(Actress)

Pat Kirkwood
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Birthdate: February 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, England
Died: December 25, 2007

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Cheryl Barrymore
(Dancer, Businesspeople)

Cheryl Barrymore
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Birthdate: March 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 1, 2005

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Femi Taylor
(Dancer, actress, best known for portraying Jabba the Hutt's Twi'lek slave dancer Oola in the 1983)

Femi Taylor
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Birthdate: April 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Niger

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Marie Rambert
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Birthdate: February 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: June 12, 1982

Best known for her pioneering contribution to contemporary ballet, Polish-born dancer Marie Rambert was the founder of one of England’s oldest ballet groups, the Rambert Dance Company. Apart from being a fine ballerina, she was also a great ballet teacher and was awarded with the Order of the British Empire.

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Svetlana Beriosova
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Birthdate: September 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: November 10, 1998

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Monica Mason
(Ballet dancer)

Monica Mason
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Birthdate: September 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Deborah Bull, Baroness Bull
(Ballet dancer, Politician)

Deborah Bull, Baroness Bull
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Birthdate: March 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Derby, England, United Kingdom

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Sulamith Messerer
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Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 3, 2004

Sulamith Messerer was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. Messerer is credited with establishing the foundation for Japan's classical ballet; she played a major role in the establishment of Japan's dance company, Tokyo Ballet. Sulamith Messerer is also remembered for her association with the popular Bolshoi Theatre where she performed as a prima ballerina for 25 years. 

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Edna Deane
(Author)

Edna Deane
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Birthdate: October 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Witsies Hoek, Orange Free State
Died: November 22, 1995

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Adeline Genée
(British dancer)

Adeline Genée
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Birthdate: January 6, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Died: April 23, 1970

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Wendy Toye
(Dancer)

Wendy Toye
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Birthdate: May 1, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 27, 2010

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Georgina Parkinson
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Birthdate: August 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: December 18, 2009

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Peggy van Praagh
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Birthdate: September 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 15, 1990

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Anne Hartley Gilbert
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Birthdate: October 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
Died: December 2, 1904

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Lily Sastry
(Rowan Atkinson’s Daughter, Burlesque Dancer)

Lily Sastry
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Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: London

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Maria Theresa Kemble
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Birthdate: January 17, 1774
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 3, 1838

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Rina Lipa
(Model)

Rina Lipa
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Birthdate: May 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England