Famous French Dancers

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 1 Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied
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Famous As: Ballet Dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: June 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bordeaux
French dancer Benjamin Millepied was initially associated with the New York City Ballet. He launched the LA Dance Project and was the director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet. He gained fame as the choreographer of the iconic movie Black Swan, and later married its lead actor, Natalie Portman.

 2 Larry Bourgeois

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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: December 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sarcelles

Larry Bourgeois became an international sensation performing as part of the hip-hop dance duo Les Twins, with his identical twin brother, Laurent Bourgeois. The French-born dancer first gained fame when a YouTube video of the duo went viral in the U.S. He has also modeled at the Paris Fashion Week.

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 3 Michèle Mercier

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France

 4 Marina Anissina

Marina Anissina
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: August 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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 5 Yvette Chauviré

Yvette Chauviré
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: April 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19, 2016

 6 Nina Vyroubova

Nina Vyroubova
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: June 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hurzuf, Ukraine
Died: June 25, 2007

 7 Gaétan Vestris

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Famous As: Ballet Dancer
Birthdate: April 18, 1729
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: September 23, 1808
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 8 Françoise Gilot

Françoise Gilot
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Famous As: Painter, Choreographer, Model
Birthdate: November 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine

 9 Fab Morvan

Fab Morvan
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Dancer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris

 10 Paloma Picasso

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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery designer, Designer, Socialite
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vallauris

 11 Dora Maar

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Famous As: Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model
Birthdate: November 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 16, 1997

Born to a French mother and a Croatian father, Dora Maar spent her childhood in Argentina and later studied art in Paris. The renowned surrealist artist and photographer later gained fame as Pablo Picasso’s lover and muse, and was featured in his paintings such as Weeping Woman.

 12 David Belle

David Belle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fécamp, France

 13 Gabriella Papadakis

Gabriella Papadakis
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: May 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Clermont-Ferrand, France

 14 Sylvain Longchambon

Sylvain Longchambon
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: July 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Priest, France

 15 Caterina Valente

Caterina Valente
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France

 16 Guillaume Cizeron

Guillaume Cizeron
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: November 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montbrison, France

 17 Marius Petipa

Marius Petipa
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Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: March 11, 1818
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: July 14, 1910

 18 Yanis Marshall

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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grasse, France

 19 Sophie Calle

Sophie Calle
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Famous As: Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer
Birthdate: October 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris

 20 Jane Avril

Jane Avril
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: June 9, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 31, 1943

 21 Jacques Lecoq

Jacques Lecoq
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 19, 1999

 22 Sylvie Guillem

Sylvie Guillem
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Famous As: Ballet dancer, Choreographer
Birthdate: February 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris

 23 Nathalie Péchalat

Nathalie Péchalat
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rouen, France

 24 Reynaldo Hahn

Reynaldo Hahn
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Famous As: Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic, Pianist
Birthdate: August 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: January 28, 1947

 25 Zizi Jeanmaire

Zizi Jeanmaire
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Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: April 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 17, 2020

 26 La Goulue

La Goulue
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: July 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: January 29, 1929

 27 Sheila

Sheila
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Créteil, France

 28 Micheline Bernardini

Micheline Bernardini
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: December 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Colmar, France

 29 Ida Rubinstein

Ida Rubinstein
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Famous As: dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kharkiv
Died: September 20, 1960

 30 Liane de Pougy

Liane de Pougy
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Famous As: Vedette
Birthdate: July 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Flèche, France
Died: December 26, 1950

 31 Maurice Béjart

Maurice Béjart
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marseille
Died: October 22, 2007

 32 Liliane Montevecchi

Liliane Montevecchi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 29, 2018

 33 Emmanuelle Bouaziz

Emmanuelle Bouaziz
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: France

 34 Violette Verdy

Violette Verdy
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pont-l'Abbé, France
Died: February 8, 2016

 35 Marika Rivera

Marika Rivera
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 14, 2010

 36 Marie van Goethem

Marie van Goethem
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Famous As: Ballet Dancer
Birthdate: June 7, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France

 37 Suzy Delair

Suzy Delair
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 31, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 15, 2020

 38 Tiffany Zahorski

Tiffany Zahorski
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Famous As: Ice Dancer
Birthdate: August 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

 39 Roland Petit

Roland Petit
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Famous As: Dancer and choreographer
Birthdate: January 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Villemomble, France
Died: July 10, 2011

 40 Jean-Georges Noverre

Jean-Georges Noverre
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 29, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19, 1810

 41 Serge Lifar

Serge Lifar
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Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: April 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: December 15, 1986

 42 Ludmilla Tchérina

Ludmilla Tchérina
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: October 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 21, 2004

 43 Willy Cartier

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

 44 Emma Livry

Emma Livry
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Famous As: Ballet Dancer
Birthdate: September 24, 1842
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: France
Died: July 26, 1863

 45 Tanaquil Le Clercq

Tanaquil Le Clercq
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Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: October 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 31, 2000

 46 Gwendal Peizerat

Gwendal Peizerat
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: April 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bron, France

 47 Pierre Beauchamp

Pierre Beauchamp
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: October 30, 1631
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: February 1, 1705

 48 Jules Perrot

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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: August 18, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: August 29, 1892

 49 Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: April 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Khorramshahr, Iran

 50 Colette Marchand

Colette Marchand
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Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: April 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 5, 2015