Lindsay Kemp

1938 - 2018

Lindsay Kemp

Lindsay Keith Kemp (3 May 1938 – 24 August 2018) was a British dancer, actor, teacher, mime artist, and choreographer.He was probably best known for his 1974 flagship production of Flowers, a mime and music show based on Jean Genet's novel Our Lady of the Flowers, in which he played the lead role of 'Divine'. Due to its homosexual themes and perceived decadence, reviews were sometimes hostile, but it was widely considered a theatrical and sensory sensation, and it toured globally for many years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lindsay Kemp has received more than 342,611 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 48th most popular dancer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.16

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  • 2.77

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Among dancers, Lindsay Kemp ranks 48 out of 66Before him are Ninette de Valois, Hans van Manen, Vladimir Vasiliev, Alicia Markova, Frederick Ashton, and Marie Rambert. After him are Hilde Holger, Alvin Ailey, Yury Grigorovich, Kenneth MacMillan, Maria Tallchief, and Adam Darius.

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Among people born in 1938, Lindsay Kemp ranks 259Before him are Jaki Liebezeit, Sanjeev Kumar, Severino Reija, Gary Gygax, Bahram Beyzai, and Victor Buono. After him are Toini Gustafsson, Theo-Ben Gurirab, Prince Buster, Betty Cuthbert, Aristide Guarneri, and Viktor Kosichkin. Among people deceased in 2018, Lindsay Kemp ranks 222Before him are Claribel Alegría, Zvonko Bego, Fernando del Paso, Frank Carlucci, Kader Khan, and XXXTentacion. After him are Jerry Van Dyke, Theo-Ben Gurirab, Hans Günter Winkler, Dennis Nilsen, Lucho Gatica, and Sergey Litvinov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lindsay Kemp ranks 2,579 out of 5,347Before him are Edwin Atherstone (1788), E. L. James (1963), George Gissing (1857), Frederick Browning (1896), Radclyffe Hall (1880), and Mark Hughes (1963). After him are Venetia Burney (1918), Sergey Kapitsa (1928), Estelle Winwood (1883), Philippa Foot (1920), Mary Renault (1905), and William Lawes (1602).

Among DANCERS In United Kingdom

Among dancers born in United Kingdom, Lindsay Kemp ranks 3Before him are Margot Fonteyn (1919) and Alicia Markova (1910).