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Juliet Prowse

dancer
Born: 9/25/1936
Birthplace: Bombay, India

The tall, leggy dancer gained fame in the United States when Nikita Khrushchev, visiting the set of Can-Can, declared her dancing “immoral.” She enjoyed a successful dancing career in Europe before choreographer Hermés Pan discovered her in Italy and recruited her for Can-Can. Her other films include The Second Time Around and G.I. Blues. She was briefly engaged to Frank Sinatra.

Died: 9/14/1996

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