Toni Basil began her career as a dancer and assistant choreographer, working on such shows as
Hullabaloo choreographed by David Winters. Later, she choreographed the hit film
American Graffiti and also began appearing in films, including the now-classic
Easy Rider. After several films, she launched her music career with her first album...See full bio »
Her video for the single "Mickey" was the first to incorporate synchronized dancing. The opening stunt, where a cheerleader jumps through the center of a human pyramid, is now illegal in competition.
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