Dancing with the Stars 8: David Alan Grier and Kym Johnson

March 4, 2009 at 8:15 am | Posted in ballroom dance, Dancing with the Stars, Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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Hey Everyone,

Well, we’ve done it! Today is the last of the celeb pairings, David Alan Grier and Kym Johnson. We hope you’ve enjoyed this look at our couples. For a dance fix, please visit us at Ballroom Dance Channel.

David Alan Grier, also known as “D.A.G.” (DAG), is an American actor and comedian known for his work on the sketch comedy television show In Living Color.

Did you know?
-His father is William Henry Grier, a writer who co-authored the book Black Rage.
-David starred as James “Thunder” Early in the hit Broadway musical Dreamgirls.
-He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
-David has worked with Dancing with the Stars alumni Adam Carolla, appearing with him on Loveline and The Adam Carolla Show.

Kym Johnson is an Australian former professional ballroom dancer, model, and television celebrity. She lives in Sydney, Australia but is currently based in America for “Dancing with the Stars”.

Did you know?

-Kym was on the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars in Seasons 1,2, and 3, winning in season 3 with celeb partner Tom Williams.
-She appeared on the Australian program Celebrity Survivor on behalf of the Merry Makers in early 2006.
-Kym has been the runner up on the US version twice, with Joey Fatone in season 4 and in season 7 with Warren Sapp.
-She was a performer at Elton John’s 50th birthday party.

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  1. I’m really looking forward to this season. I always enjoy watching David Alan Grier in comedic roles. Will this be another one?

    It’s too bad about the two who had to drop out because of injury, but it does sometimes happen.


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