Best Celebrity Dancers
Actors and actresses have the chops to laugh or cry on cue, but only a handful are called “triple threats”. These best celebrity dancers not only can showcase their talents on screen, but they can also bust a move on the dance floor.
Only someone who worked as an exotic dancer can pull off the moves that Channing Tatum has. Renowned for his many blockbuster hits including 21 Jump Street and G.I. Joe, he is also widely known for his ability to move it and groove it as one of the best celebrity dancers in Hollywood, especially when he showed off his smoking hot skills in Step Up and Magic Mike. In fact, Channing Tatum met his wife on the set of Step Up, and they have been inseparable ever since.
More than her pretty face and gorgeous bod, Jessica Alba has a talent she doesn’t show very often, but we all wish she would. The petite lady must’ve owed her rock hard abs to her insane dance moves, and she proved that she could own any beat in her dance movie Honey.
There is only one true king of the dance floor, and Patrick Swayze is the real deal. His iconic performance in Dirty Dancing has earned him a highly coveted spot as one of the best celebrity dancers. Being the son of a dance school owner, he grew up mastering the moves he otherwise wouldn’t have graced us all with. We will definitely miss him!
Many people know Christopher Walken for his amazing movies—he has appeared in over a hundred of them—but not everyone is familiar with his dancing. Yes, he actually began his career as a dancer, and you can see him killing it in the music video for Fatboy Slim’s Weapons of Choice.
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Who can forget the legendary moves that John Travolta flashed during Saturday Night Fever? How can anyone not be wowed with his cool style in Grease? And who’s going to object that John Travolta revolutionized disco dancing for the new generation as one of the best celebrity dancers ever? “I’ve always had an innate ability to dance, but I’m not as spiffy as those cinema legends like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire,” he says in humble honesty. He even played “Edna” in the movie musical Hairspray, where he admitted that it was indeed difficult to dance in high heels. We can only imagine! His modest beginnings started in a tap dancing class he took when he was young. And even though he’s had far too many non-dancing roles in his lifetime, he will always be praised for his ability to work the floor. “Dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.”
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