Celebrities who should be on Dancing with the Starsby GreggEns | created - 06 Jun 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Actress | Charmed
Alyssa Milano comes from an Italian-American family; her mother Lin Milano is a fashion designer and father Thomas Milano is a film music editor. Alyssa was born in a working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn and grew up in a modest house on Staten Island. One day her babysitter, who was an aspiring ...
Actress | Cybill
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...
4. Mr. T
Actor | Rocky III
Mr. T was born Laurence Tureaud on 21 May 1952, in the rough south side ghetto of Chicago. He is the second to youngest of twelve children (he has four sisters and seven brothers) and grew up in the housing projects. His father, Nathaniel Tureaud, left when Laurence was 5, and his mother raised the...
was on Season 24; finished tenth place
Soundtrack | The Hot Chick
Michelle Jaquet DeSevren Branch was born in Phoenix, Arizona on July 2nd 1983. Michelle was born seven weeks early weighing only 3lbs 11oz, and says she was eager to get into the world. Her whole life she has loved music, listening to The Beatles since she was in the womb. At the time of her birth,...
6. Sal Iacono
Writer | Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Sal Iacono was born on July 5, 1971 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA as Salvatore E. Iacono. He is a writer and producer, known for Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003), The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards (2016) and Big Night of Stars (2008).
Cousin Sal from 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Actress | Electra
Shannon Tweed was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. She rose to stardom as Miss November 1981 for Playboy magazine. In 1982, Shannon began her film career and also appeared in the soap opera Falcon Crest (1981). She became Playmate of the Year in 1982. She was briefly involved ...
Soundtrack | UHF
Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood, to Mary Elizabeth (Vivalda) and Nick Louis Yankovic. He is of Yugoslavian, Italian, and English descent. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His...
9. June Shannon
Actress | Dumb and Dumber To
Yeah, she's Honey Boo Boo's mom. But she could use the exercise.
10. Seth Green
Actor | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job, Party Monster, Without a Paddle, Can't Hardly Wait, Old Dogs and dozens more, including starring roles in 2013's Sexy Evil Genius, The Story of Luke and 2014's Yellowbird. He's ...
Actress | The Bleeding
Katherine von Drachenberg was born on March 8, 1982 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is a producer and actress, known for The Bleeding (2009), Life in Pieces (2015) and The Adventures of Señor Toro (2009). She was previously married to Oliver Peck.
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12. Wayne Gretzky
Actor | Robotropolis
Wayne Gretzky, nicknamed "The Great One, " is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all-time. At the time of his retirement at the end of the 1998-99 NHL season he was the NHL's all-time scoring leader in Goals, Assists & Points in both the regular season & Stanley Cup Playoffs. He led ...
13. Beth Littleford
Actress | Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Beth Littleford is an actress and television personality, known for Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Dog with a Blog (2012) Drillbit Taylor (2008), and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Dog With A Blog (2012) was nominated for an Emmy three years in a row for Best Children's Program. She won a Peabody ...
Actor | Daredevil
With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention. Growing up during the time of tremendous change in Compton, Calif., Coolio fed on struggle ...
16. Brett Butler
Actress | Grace Under Fire
Brett Butler was born on January 30, 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA as Brett Anderson. She is an actress and producer, known for Grace Under Fire (1993), Beach Cougar Gigolo and The Comedian (2016). She was previously married to Ken Zieger and Charles Michael Wilson.
17. Rob Corddry
Actor | Warm Bodies
Rob Corddry was born on February 4, 1971 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA as Robert William Corddry. He is an actor and writer, known for Warm Bodies (2013), Childrens Hospital (2008) and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015). He has been married to Sandra Beth Leftowits since 2002. They have two children.
18. Robin Quivers
Actress | Private Parts
Robin Quivers is best-known for having acted as the straight-woman and co-host for nearly two decades on the popular, controversial The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998) morning radio broadcast. As a result, Quivers has been hailed the most popular female radio personality in the U.S. She made her ...
Actor | The Iron Giant
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ...
21. Jerry Seinfeld
Writer | Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to ...
22. Usain Bolt
Producer | The Boy Who Learned to Fly
Usain Saint Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest human being ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning World...
Olympic track star
23. Alanna Ubach
Actress | Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce
Hardly recognizable from one character to the next, Ubach has starred in over 100 theater, film and television projects, including the Peabody Award winning "Men of a Certain Age". She was noted by the New York Times as "a seriously talented actress" to "keep your eye on." She resides in Los ...
24. David Cross
Actor | Arrested Development
David Cross was born on April 4, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Arrested Development (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Megamind (2010). He has been married to Amber Tamblyn since October 6, 2012. They have one child.
25. Sarah Shahi
Actress | Bullet to the Head
Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouz in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Dallas Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As a ...
26. Mark Hamill
Actor | Star Wars
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force...
27. Fran Drescher
Writer | The Nanny
Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30th, 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York to Mort Drescher and Sylvia Drescher. Fran, as she is called, attended Hillcrest High school in New York with another now-famous name, Ray Romano. She was a studious girl and was quite popular. In fact, at age ...
28. Perez Hilton
Born in Miami, Florida, Mario is the son of Mario and Teresita Lavandeira. A proud Cuban-American, Mario was raised in Miami, Florida. He has one sibling, a younger sister, Barbara. Mario graduated With Honors from New York University.
He received a B.F.A. in Drama from The Tisch School of the Arts ...
29. Tracy Pollan
Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Tracy Pollan was born on June 22, 1960 in Long Island, New York, USA as Tracy Jo Pollan. She is an actress and producer, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), A Stranger Among Us (1992) and Bright Lights, Big City (1988). She has been married to Michael J. Fox since July 16, 1988....
31. Elizabeth Banks
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...
33. Patricia Hearst
Actress | Cry-Baby
Patricia Hearst was born on February 20, 1954 in San Francisco, California, USA as Patricia Campbell Hearst. She is an actress and writer, known for Cry-Baby (1990), A Dirty Shame (2004) and Serial Mom (1994). She was previously married to Bernard Lee Shaw.
Hey, if they can do Tom DeLay...
34. Fred Willard
Actor | Best in Show
Fred Willard radiates a unique charm that has established him as one of the industry's most gifted comic actors, first coming to prominence as ambitious but dimwitted sidekick Jerry Hubbard to Martin Mull's smarmy talk-show host Barth Gimble in the devastating satirical series Fernwood Tonight (...
35. Jenny McCarthy
Actress | Dirty Love
One of four sisters, Jenny McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, the second oldest daughter of Linda (Loheit), a courtroom custodian, and Daniel McCarthy, a steel mill foreman. She has Irish (father) and Croatian, German, and Polish (mother) ancestry. She was educated at ...
36. Tyler Perry
Writer | Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a ...
Director | No Woman, No Cry
Christy Turlington was born on January 2, 1969 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Christy Nicole Turlington. She is a director and actress, known for No Woman, No Cry (2010), Duran Duran: Notorious (1986) and Giving Birth in America (2015). She has been married to Edward Burns since June 7, 2003. ...
38. Jamie Hyneman
Producer | MythBusters
Jamie Hyneman is a jack of all trades. Graduate in Russian language and literature, Animal Wrangler, Robot Builder, Toy Prototyper and holder of patent no. 6,458,008 for a remote control/stabilization device, Jamie is a truly well-rounded individual.
Besides his time on Mythbusters, Jamie builds ...
39. Kristen Schaal
Actress | Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...
40. Mark Consuelos
Actor | All My Children
Mark Consuelos was born in Zaragoza, Spain, to an Italian mother, Camilla, and a Mexican father, Saul Consuelos. He grew up in Lebanon, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. He attended Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida and Notre Dame University. While living in Illinois, Mark appeared in "Hello,...
41. Lindsey Vonn
Actress | Law & Order
Lindsey Vonn (née Kildow) is now mostly known by her married name (her husband is the skier Thomas Vonn).
She began to ski at the tender age of 2 in her natal area Twin City (Minnesota) and was later enrolled into the famous development program at Buck Hill.
In her Olympic debut at the 2002 Olympic ...
Actress | Melvin Goes to Dinner
Stephanie Courtney is main company member of the famed Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles, regularly performing in their sketch and improv shows. She hails from Stony Point, New York. After graduating from the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, she started doing stand up, which brought her to...
44. Meat Loaf
Actor | Fight Club
Meat Loaf was born in Texas, and moved to Los Angeles in 1967 to play in local bands and appear in musicals such as "Hair" and "As You Like It". He made his film debut with a memorable role in cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). In 1977, he and lyricist Jim Steinman released an operatic...
45. Walt Windham
Actor | Party Down South
Walt Windham is an actor, known for Party Down South (2014).
I heard that this guy, from CMT's "Party Down South," can dance!
46. LeAnn Rimes
Soundtrack | Coyote Ugly
LeAnn started singing at age 3, and has sold over 20 million records since. She was born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi. By age 7, LeAnn made her stage debut in a Dallas musical production of "A Christmas Carol". Later, she would sing "The Star Spangled Banner" to open Dallas Cowboys ...
49. Victor Espinoza
Actor | MVP
Triple Crown winning jockey (2015) - was on Season 21, finished 12th place
50. Ronda Rousey
Actress | Furious Seven
Ronda Rousey burst onto the women's MMA scene in August of 2010. Born in Riverside County, California on February 1, 1987 to parents Ron Rousey and AnnMaria DeMars, little Ronda was born with an umbilical cord wrapped around her neck that damaged her vocal cords. She didn't speak coherently until ...
52. Sean Hannity
Actor | The Siege
Sean Hannity was born on December 30, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Sean Patrick Hannity. He is an actor and producer, known for The Siege (1998), Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014) and The First American (2016). He has been married to Jill Rhodes since January 9, 1993. They have ...
53. Amy Grant
Soundtrack | The Postman
Amy Grant was born on November 25, 1960, in Augusta, Georgia, U.S.A., the youngest of four daughters to Dr. Burton Paine Grant and his wife Gloria. She recorded her first album, a Christian album called, "Amy Grant" in 1977. It initially sold 250,000 copies, eventually selling over a million copies...
55. GloZell Green
Actress | Escape the Night
GloZell Green was born on July 30, 1972 in Orlando, Florida, USA as GloZell Lyneette Green. She is an actress, known for Escape the Night (2016), Trolls (2016) and The Wedding Ringer (2015). She has been married to Kevin Simon since August 9, 2013. They have one child.