Faith Bacon - 1920's. Faith Bacon (1909/10-1956), "the most beautiful woman in the world" (according to Florenz Ziegfeld), pin up model, strip tease artist, vaudville and screen actress and the supposed inventor of the fan dance, Faith Bacon. She began her career in Maurice Chevalier's Paris revue and died in a tragic suicide, jumping out of a window in downtown Chicago.
Ginger Rogers, dancer & actress extraordinaire. She made a total of 73 films in her long career and is particularly known for her role as Fred Astaire's dance partner in 10 classic Hollywood musical films. As the saying goes, she did everything Fred did, but backwards & in heels!
Patrick Wayne Swayze (play /ˈsweɪziː/; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best known for his tough-guy roles, as romantic leading men in the hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries. He was named by People magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991. His film and TV career spanned 30 years. Diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in January 2008.
COCO CHANEL had a brief career on stage in the early 20th century, but will always be known for her fashion designs and the line of clothing and perfume that carries her name. By 1920, the French designer had introduced her “chemise,” the simple, short, and loose dress that allowed flappers the freedom of movement to dance the night away.
One of the most famous dancers of the world, Ukrainian Sergei Polunin, will begin his career in Hollywood. In 2017 year he will participate in two ambitious Hollywood projects: the adaptation of the novel by Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” by British director Kenneth Branagh, and spy drama “Red Sparrow”. In the first his …