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Wayne Sleep

Wayne was born in Plymouth but when he was about 7 his family moved to Hartlepool where he went to the Muriel Carr School of Dancing which was situated above a cycle shop. He entered the children's section of a song and dance competition at the Middlesborough Tournament winning the cup for the highest marks in the children's section. The ... See full bio »

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Known For

Death on the Nile Miscellaneous Crew
Elizabeth Dance Tutor
The Virgin Soldiers 'The Virgin Soldiers' - Villiers


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  Let My Country Be! (announced)
Samuel Blackbeard (voice)
  Olga (pre-production)
Maestro Cecchetti
 1998 Elizabeth
Dance Tutor
 1984 Song & Dance (TV Movie)
 1982 Swan Lake (TV Movie)
Neapolitan Dancer
 1982 The Goodies (TV Series)
Wayne Sleep
- Football Crazy (1982) ... Wayne Sleep
 1978 The Great Train Robbery
Clean Willy
 1973 Full House (TV Series)
- Episode #1.19 (1973) ... Dancer
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- The Last Journey (1972) ... Petka
 1971 The Tales of Beatrix Potter
Squirrel Nutkin / Tom Thumb
 1970 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Stepsister's suitor
 1969 The Virgin Soldiers
'The Virgin Soldiers' - Villiers
 1968 The Nutcracker (TV Movie)
The Nutcracker / Shepherd Dancer
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Other Works:

He performed in the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Lynn Seymour, David Wall, Michael Coleman, Desmond Doyle, David Ashmole, Derek Rencher, Michael Somes, Leslie Edwards, Wayne Eagling and Romayne Grigorova in the cast. See more »

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Wayne Sleep O.B.E.


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Personal Quote:

On recruiting new young dancers in the United States, Wayne Sleep said,"The energy of kids in America is second to none."


Wayne Sleep studied with The Royal Ballet, and joined the company in 1966, becoming one of its principal dancers. He played "Mistoffelees" in the original London production of "Cats". See more »

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