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Who's Who in Swing Dance

Index - F

         
Mike Faille, Sr.
Gil Fernandez 
Shirley Fietsam
Angel Figueroa
James Fisk ("The Dancing Fireman")
Ryan Forbes
Judy Ford LaFemina
Kate Ford
Kelly Lynn Ford
Ray Fox
Ryan Francois
Kenny Frederickson
Michele French
Carolyn Frey
Eddie Frias
David Frutos
Bess Jaramillo Fuerstein
Joe Fuoco
Beni Furrer

Mike Faille, Sr.

Competition Dancing:
1973 Worlds Swing Dance Championships, Contestant, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner Cooke Giamo
1979 US Open, Contestant, partner Yolanda Ochoa


Gil Fernandez

Motion Pictures:
1941 Buck Privates
1941 Hollywood Canteen
1942 The Talk of the Town
1944 Ghost Catchers
1946 Junior Prom, Teenagers At The
Short Subjects:
Jazzy Joe, partner Patti Lacey


Shirley Fietsam

Television Variety Shows:
1970s Donna Summers TV Special, partner Wayne Lucas (late 1970s)
1978 Hot City Disco, partner Wayne Lucas (2 shows in 1978)
1978 Dick Clark's Live Wednesday, partner Wayne Lucas (1978)
1979 Salsa Disco Explosion, partner Wayne Lucas (4/8/1979)
1978 The Gong Show (1st Place Tie), partner Wayne Lucas (April 1978)
1981 Merv Griffin's Dance Fever Press Party, partner Tom Boots (12/9/1981)
1981 Entertainment (Dance Fever Promotion), partner Tom Boots (12/10/1981)
1981 Dance Fever, partner Tom Boots (6/27/1981)
1981 Dance Fever (Winner), partner Tom Boots (12/19/1981)
1983 Steve Allen Show "In The Swing," partner Tom Boots (12/7/1983)
Television News:
1981 Eye On L.A, partner Tom Boots (11/17/1981)
1982 Two On The Town, partner Tom Boots (2/9/1982)
1983 Two On The Town, partner Tom Boots (2/3/1983)
Television Series:
1981 Swingtime
Competition Dancing:
1977 National Swing Competition, 3rd Place, partner Wayne Lucas
1979 US Open, 5th Place, partner Wayne Lucas
1983 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Tom Boots
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination,
1991 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Award
1996 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Award
Photo:
1993 Jitterbug Magazine, Centerfold (Jan 1993)
Other Web Links
The Twins (JitterBuzz.com)


Angel Figueroa

Competition Dancing:
1991 US Open, Cabaret Div., 2nd Place, partner Diane Lachtrupp
1993 US Open, Cabaret Div., 4th Place, partner Diane Lachtrupp


James Fisk "The Dancing Fireman"

Competition Dancing:
1985 US Open, Showcase Div., 1st Place, partner Sharlot Jansen
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
Motion Pictures:
1989 Limit-Up


Ryan Forbes

Competition Dancing:
1985 US Open, Showcase Div., 5th Place, partner Ilona Marshall


Judy Ford LaFemina

Competition:
1984 & 1986 U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships, 3rd Place, partner Barry Jones.
1987 U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships, 1st Place, partner Barry Jones.
1988 & 1992 Showcase Div., U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships, 2nd Place, partner Barry Jones.
1989 Showcase Div., U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships,5th Place, partner Frank LaFemina.


Kate Ford

Competition Dancing
1997 US Open, Showcase Div., 1st Place, partner Gary Jobst


Kelly Lynn Ford

Competition Dancing
1997 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Stan Jacquish


Norton Bernard "Ray" Fox

Teacher:
Owner of Continental Dance Studio in Bell, CA - highly respected dance instructor. Performer:
Appeared with his two older sisters in Vaudeville and Night Clubs.


Ryan Francois

Competition Dancing:
1992 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Sing Lim
1997 US Open, Lindy Hop Div., 1st Place, partner Jenny Thomas
Internet Links:
Ryan Francois & Jenny Thomas


Kenny Frederickson

Associations:
1981 First President of the West Coast Swing Dance Club, Orange County, CA.
Article:
Orange County Register, Orange County, CA (June 20, 1986 - P28).


Michele French

Competition Dancing:
1992 US Open, Showcase Div., 1st Place, partner Lance Shermoen
1993 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Lance Shermoen
Publications:
1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - 27 Photo)
Honors:
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Award


Carolyn Frey

Competition Dancing:
1987 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Bill Joslin
1988 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Bill Joslin
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination (br)


Eddie Frias

Television Variety Shows:
1983 American Bandstand, partner Cindy Peca (8/27/1983)
Competition Dancing:
1981 National Swing Competition, 1st Place, partner Cindy Peca
1985 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Tina Bright


David Frutos

Competition Dancing
1997 US Open, Lindy Hop Div., 5th Place, partner Kim Clever-Jones


Bess Jaramillo Fuerstein

Honors:
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Nova Star Nomination


Joe Fuoco

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Beni Furrer

Danced with the Rhythm Hot Shots - an outstanding Lindy Hop performing group from Sweden.


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