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Arlene Phillips

Personal information
Birth date22 May 1943(age 72)
Place of birthManchester, England
ResidenceLondon
NationalityBritish
OccupationChoreographer
Years active1976 present
Known forTheatre Choreographer
Television Personality
Notable worksStrictly Come Dancing
SYTYCD
Annie
Starlight Express
Saturday Night Fever
Hot Gossip
Loose Women
ReligionJewish
SpouseAngus Ion
AwardsLaurence Olivier Award
Carl Alan Award

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Arlene Phillips OBE (born 22 May 1943) is an English choreographer, theatre director, talent scout and former dancer, who has worked in many fields of entertainment. For many years she was most noted as the choreographer of numerous West End and Broadway musicals, films and television shows, but she has since achieved mainstream fame as a judge on television talent shows including Strictly Come Dancing and So You Think You Can Dance. On 15 April 2010, she made her first appearance as a panellist for the ITV1 television series Loose Women.


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