Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn
1919 - 1991

Margot Fonteyn  British Dancer


Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire career as a dancer with The Royal Ballet, even...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship52 yrs
Shortest Relationship52 yrs
Average Relationship Length52 yrs
Rumored Relationships3
First Name Margot
Last Name Fonteyn
Maiden Name Hookham
Full Name at Birth Margaret Hookham
Alternative Name Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, Peggy Hookham
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th May, 1919
Birthplace Reigate, Surrey, England
Died 21st February, 1991
Place of Death Panama City, Panama
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Slim
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
University Sadler`s Wells Ballet School
Occupation Text Dancer, Author
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame Classical Ballerina
Official Websites,,
Associated People Rudolph Nureyev
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Schwanensee1967 Odile Movie
Romeo and Juliet1966 Juliet Movie
The Royal Ballet1960 Princess Odette Movie
The Sleeping Beauty1959 Princess Aurora Movie
The Nutcracker1958 Sugar Plum Fairy TV Movie
Producers' Showcase1954 Cinderella TV Show
The Sleeping Princess1939 The Princess Aurora Movie
Le lac des cygnes1937 Odette, the Swan Queen TV Movie
Les patineurs1937 White Couple Movie
Escape Me Never1935 Dancer in chorus (uncredited) Movie

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Maria_Teresa_CosteSep 21, 2008

Margot Fonteyn was one of the greatest ballerinas of the world; but she was also a great lady. She had everythig: talent, beauty, kindness, good maners, good temper, grace, tolerance. We`ll never forget her.

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