Phyllis Spira

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Birthday
18, 1943
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Mar 11, 2008 (64)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1943
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Mar 11, 2008 (64)

About

South African dancer, most remembered as a prima ballerina assoluta in the 1980s.

Before Fame

In 1959, she was accepted into the Royal Ballet School.

Trivia

In 1984, the President of South Africa named her the prima ballerina assoluta, a rare title held by 11 people worldwide.

Family Life

She married husband Philip Boyd in 1986.

Associated With

She and fellow dancer Margot Fonteyn both held the title of prima ballerina assoluta during their careers.