Vasily and Kristina, who are a couple in real life, were also split up in "So You Think You Can Dance.
Champion ballroom dancers
Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor are best known for their TV routines with celebrity partners.
NOW it's Strictly Robbie Williams as we see him in a whole new light - as a ballroom dancer
Julianne Hough is now a hot Hollywood actress, a fashion and beauty icon, and a famous ballroom dancer
BIRTHDAYS: Dame Diana Rigg, actress, 75; Kim Carnes, singer, 68; Carlos Santana, rock musician, 66; Jonathon Morris, actor, 53; Anton du Beke, pictured, ballroom dancer
Finally, as a ballroom dancer
, I was required to have leather-soled shoes for many ballrooms and studios.
The oldest competitive ballroom dancer
is Frederick Salter, who passed his IDTA Gold Bar Level 3 examinations in Latin and Ballroom with Honours aged 100 years 245 days, in Eltham, London, on October 15, 2011.
Champion Latin American and ballroom dancer
Paul-Michael Jones plays Johnny Castle, in the role made famous by Patrick Swayze.
Professional painter--and ballroom dancer
extraordinaire--Bill Nunn says the clear choice is a high-quality synthetic "sash" paintbrush.
The Australian filmmaker, who is also a trained ballroom dancer
, is fully embracing the newly re-gained popularity of the sport.
Kristina Milova has created mini dance routines for the workout--and no partner's needed.
We couldn't find a female professional ballroom dancer
who was tall enough," explained the great man mischievously.
He had just begun rehearsals for a guest role as a ballroom dancer
In an interview to be shown on GMTV's Sunday programme, Mr Cable discloses he is a keen ballroom dancer
, but dismissed the glitzy dance show's host Bruce Forsyth as "over the top".
They have progressed leaps and bounds," said Linda Chesnutt, a retired federal program analyst and ballroom dancer
for 15 years who gives the students tips on styling and technique.