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Wayne Sleep

Wayne Sleep was born on July 17, 1948 in Lipson Vale, Plymouth, Devon, England as Wayne Philip Colin Sleep. He is an actor, known for Dash (1986), Lena Zavaroni on Broadway (1978) and Hockney (2014). See full bio »
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 2018 I am Khama (announced)
Samuel Blackbeard (voice)
 1998 Elizabeth
Dance Tutor
 1984 Song & Dance (TV Movie)
 1982 The Goodies (TV Series)
Wayne Sleep
- Football Crazy (1982) ... Wayne Sleep
 1982 Swan Lake (TV Movie)
Neapolitan Dancer
 1979 The Great Train Robbery
Clean Willy
 1973 Full House (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 March 1973 (1973) ... Dancer
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Last Journey (1972) ... Petka
 1969 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Stepsister's suitor
 1968 The Nutcracker (TV Movie)
The Nutcracker / Shepherd Dancer
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(November 2,1974 Evening) He performed in the ballet, "Manon," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Jennifer Penney, Wayne Eagling, Nicholas Johnson, Adrian Grater, Lesley Collier, David Drew, Rosalind Eyre, and Leslie Edwards in the cast. See more »

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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Personal Quote:

On recruiting new young dancers in the United States, Wayne Sleep said,"The energy of kids in America is second to none."


Wayne Sleep studied with The Royal Ballet, and joined the company in 1966, becoming one of its principal dancers. He played "Mistoffelees" in the original London production of "Cats". See more »

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