Bruno Tonioli





11/25/1955 , Ferrara, Italy

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Bruno Tonioli has been a popular judge on both seasons of "Strictly Come Dancing," the UK version of "Dancing with the Stars." He is a top choreographer and has worked on countless films, plays, music videos, commercials, concerts, trade shows and television series with such music icons as Elton John, Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney.

Tonioli started out as a dancer before moving on to become a successful choreographer. He has worked on such films as "Ella Enchanted," "What a Girl Wants," "Enigma" and "Blow Dry." His long list of music video credits includes Sheena Easton's "Giving Up, Giving In," Wycliffe & Bono's "New Day United Nations Video for Kosovo," Elton John's "Please," Sting's "This Cowboy Song," Michael Jackson's "Give in to Me," Tina Turner's "Steamy Windows," The Rolling Stones' "One Hit," Paul McCartney's "Hope of Deliverance" and many more. Among his numerous concert credits are Tina Turner's Foreign Affairs and Duran Duran's World Tour. He also works in theatre and television.