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Cyd Charisse

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Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Amarillo, TX
Death Date
Jun 17, 2008 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Amarillo, TX
Death Date
Jun 17, 2008 (86)

About

Talented dancer whose skills were showcased in Singin' in the Rain. Her roles in The Band Wagon and Silk Stockings bolstered her fame.

Before Fame

She studied dance to build up her strength after a childhood bout with polio.

Trivia

She often danced with Fred Astaire, who was also noted for his abilities.

Family Life

She married Tony Martin in 1948, and was married to Nico Charisse from 1939 to 1947.

Associated With

She starred with Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain; they were often paired up due to their dancing abilities.