Arlene Phillips

Active - 1980 - 1996  |   Born - May 22, 1943 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Musical, Children's/Family

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  • Came to prominence in the dance world by creating a dance group Hot Gossip in the 1970s.
  • Choreographed the Duran Duran song "The Wild Boys" which won Best British Video at the 1985 BRIT Awards.
  • In 2010, she wrote a series of six children's fiction books called Alana Dancing Star, which journeys through different genres of dance.
  • Developed a fashion jewellery range with QVC and a clothing range with plus size retailer Marisota in 2010.
  • Met her partner of over 25 years, Angus, on the set of a Freddie Mercury video shoot.