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Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell
Darcey Bussell at a curtain call after a performance of Theme and Variations
Personal information
Birth date27 April 1969(age 46)
Place of birthLondon, England, United Kingdom
OccupationBallet dancer
SpouseAngus Forbes (1997-present)
ChildrenPhoebe Olivia and Zoe Sophia
ParentsJohn Crittle and wife Andrea (divorced)
Adopted by Philip Bussell when he married Andrea

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Darcey Andrea Bussell CBE (born Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pembleton Crittle on 27 April 1969 in London) is a retired English ballerina who was previously a Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet, a major international ballet company based in London, England. She was a judge on Strictly Come Dancing in 2009. She is widely considered to be one of the greatest English ballerinas of all time and has appeared as a guest artist with leading ballet companies worldwide.

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