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One cannot deny that the success of Dancing with the Stars on ABC is due in major part to the judges. Their personality and remarks give an element of entertainment and excitement. Knowing this Dancing Stars of Greenwich has assembled a star studded panel of celebrity judges for attendees entertainment.
Last year’s celebrity judges included Brendan Fraser who is hosting this year's gala. Also returning fitness guru and Broadway actor Billy Blanks Jr.  will trade his judging paddle for his daning shoes as a contestant. Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Model and Former Cover Girl Paulina Porizkova rounded out last year's pannel.
 
This year we are excited to announce our 2019 Judges!
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Brendan Fraser: 8-time award winning actor Brendan Fraser Joins the “Dancing Stars of Greenwich” judging panel for a 2nd year. Fraser is a Canadian-American actor. He is best known for playing Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy, as well as for leading roles in comedy and fantasy films including Encino Man, George of the Jungle, Bedazzled, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Fraser branched into dramatic cinema with roles in Gods and Monsters, The Quiet American, and Crash.
During a hiatus from film acting, Fraser found a new audience in television, with supporting roles in the History miniseries Texas Rising, the Showtime drama series, and is currently in the FX anthology series Trust.
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Lara Spencer: An American television presenter  is best known for being the co-anchor for ABC's Good Morning America. She is also a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News. Previously, she was the host of the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider from 2004 to 2011, and was a regular contributor to CBS's The Early Show. Before then, she was the national correspondent for Good Morning America and spent several years as a lifestyle reporter for WABC-TV. She also hosted Antiques Roadshow on PBS for the 2004 and 2005 seasons, and Antiques Roadshow FYI, a spin-off of Antiques Roadshow, during 2005. She hosts the show Flea Market Flip on both HGTV and the Great American Country channel.


 
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Tony Dovolani: Balanced fitness, dance and family while capturing the hearts of millions each season on Dancing with the Stars. Born in Prishtina, Kosova, Tony was proficient in Albanian folk dancing by age three and was inspired by watching Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly films. After immigrating to the United States as a political refugee from his native Kosovo, Tony trained at a Connecticut Fred Astaire dance studio and eventually became one of the most dominant competitive dancers in the country.
A two-time dance champion and certified world judge, Tony brought his expertise to Hollywood when he coached Jennifer Lopez and Richard Gere for the 2004 film Shall We Dance, in which he also had a small role. He then joined Dancing with the Stars for its second season with partner Stacy Keibler, where the two placed third in the finals. During the Dancing with the Stars: All-Star Season, season 15, Tony and dance partner Melissa Rycroft won the show and took home the Mirrorball Trophy. Tony is currently part of Fred Astaire’s National Dance Council, traveling as a coach and judge.

 
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