Cynthia Rhodes Biography
Birthday: November 21, 1956 (Scorpio)
Born In: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Cynthia Rhodes is a retired American actress, dancer, and singer, known for her roles in films such as ‘Flashdance’ and ‘Dirty Dancing’. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, she made her film debut in the romantic fantasy film ‘Xanadu’. Directed by Robert Greenwald, the film was heavily inspired by the film ‘Down to Earth’, which had released in the late 1940s. Rhodes gained popularity for her performance in the film ‘Staying Alive’, which was directed by Sylvester Stallone. The film starred her in a main role. Though the film was heavily criticized, it was a commercial success. It also received a Golden Globe Award nomination. Some of her other roles were in the American romantic drama film ‘Flashdance’ and ‘Curse of the Crystal Eye’. A conservative and religious lady, she did not appear in many films in her career as she refused to do risqué roles or perform nude scenes. Rhodes has also worked as a dancer in several music videos. She used to be a dancer for the rock band ‘The Tubes’. She was a member for the pop group Animotion as well.