Russian-born professional dancer Alec Mazo achieved fame in the United States as one of the professional dance partners on the ABC prime-time competitive reality series Dancing with the Stars. His partners included General Hospital actress Kelly Monaco, with whom he won the first-season competition, cover girl Josie Maran, and former supermodel Paulina Porizkova.
Biography by Nathan Southern
- Placed first at the 2001 International Grand Ball and the 2001 Holiday Ball, and was named Emerald Ball Latin Amateur Champion.
- Teamed with General Hospital star Kelly Monaco in the first season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The duo triumphed over five other pairs to win the trophy, but later lost a rematch against runners-up John O'Hurley and Charlotte Jorgensen.
- Operates ballroom-dance academies in San Francisco and Los Angeles with wife Edyta Sliwinska.