Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn
1919 - 1991

Margot Fonteyn  British Dancer


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Margot Fonteyn passed away on 21st Feb 1991 aged 71.


Margot Fonteyn was previously married to Roberto Arias (1955 - 1989).

She was in relationships with David Niven and Laurence Olivier.

Margot Fonteyn had encounters with Robert F. Kennedy.


British Dancer Margot Fonteyn was born Margaret Hookham on 18th May, 1919 in Reigate, Surrey, England and passed away on 21st Feb 1991 Panama City, Panama aged 71. She is most remembered for Classical Ballerina. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Margot Fonteyn is a member of the following lists: Shakespeare Prize recipients, English ballerinas and English people of Brazilian descent.


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Total4 52 years 13 years -


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

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, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta of the company by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Margot Fonteyn71 TaurusDancer
Roberto Arias71 ScorpioDiplomat
Robert F. Kennedy42 ScorpioPolitician
David Niven74 PiscesActor
Laurence Olivier82 GeminiActor


Romeo and Juliet1966JulietMovie
The Royal Ballet1960Princess OdetteMovie
The Sleeping Beauty1959Princess AuroraMovie
The Nutcracker1958Sugar Plum FairyTV Movie
Producers' Showcase1954CinderellaTV Show
The Sleeping Princess1939The Princess AuroraMovie
Le lac des cygnes1937Odette, the Swan QueenTV Movie
Les patineurs1937White CoupleMovie
Escape Me Never1935Dancer 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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