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Date of Birth 17 July 1948Lipson Vale, Plymouth, Devon, England, UK
Birth NameWayne Philip Colin Sleep
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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), I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002) and Lena Zavaroni on Broadway (1978).

Trivia (2)

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".
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1998 Queen's Honours List for his services to ballet and dance.

Personal Quotes (1)

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

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