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Antonia Franceschi

Antonia Franceschi was born in Ohio, on 30th March 1960 but raised in New York City. Antonia started her career performing in 'Grease' and then playing a lead in "Fame" Hilary Van Doren. She was then chosen by George Balanchine for The New York City Ballet. Prior to that she danced in Markarova and Company partnered by Sir Anthony Dowell. She ... See full bio »

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Known For

Grease Dancer
Fame Hilary
The Golden Bowl The Ballet: First Queen
Paul O'Grady's Hollywood Hilary / Self


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 2000 The Golden Bowl
The Ballet: First Queen
 1986 The Karate Kid Part II
The Dancer On The Television Set (uncredited)
 1980 Fame
 1978 Grease
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 2020 Stars in the House (TV Series)
- Fame 40th Anniversary Special (2020) ... Self
 2017 Paul O'Grady's Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Self / Hilary
- Musicals (2017) ... Self / Hilary
 2014 The Greatest 80s Movies (TV Movie documentary)
Self / Hilary van Doren
 1980 On Location with: FAME (Documentary short)
Self - 'Hilary' (as Antonia Francheschi)
 1978 Grease Day USA (TV Movie documentary)
Grease Dancer (uncredited)

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Ballet dancer and choreographer.

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Antonia Francheschi


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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A dancer off-screen, she is currently a London-based choreographer and expecting her first child. See more »

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