Gayle Crofoot (Gail Elizabeth Crofoot)
BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
Slim, graceful and lovely blonde dancer Gayle Crofoot was born in California. She was inspired by her two older brothers to pursue a dancing career: Her brother Leonard played the role of Tom Thumb in a national company stage production of "Barnum" and her other brother Ron choreographed a London stage production of "Hello Dolly" starring Carol Channing. Gayle was featured as a dancer in Liza Minelli's 1977 stage show "The Act." Crofoot first appeared as a dancer in the two hour January, 1980 pilot for the hugely popular and successful music variety TV series "Solid Gold. Read more... "of "Solid Gold" as a replacement for Lucinda Dickey in 1982 and remained on the show the until the end of the 1985 season. Her other dancing credits include guest appearances as a dancer on episodes of the television sitcoms "Alice" and "Benson," several Doug Hennings TV specials, and the 1983 Jerry Lewis Telethon. Moreover, Crofoot was also featured in the 1984 exercise video "The Solid Gold 5 Day Workout." Alas, Gayle suffered an unfortunate back injury in the mid 80s which put a permanent early end to her dancing career. She has since gone on to work in the cosmetics industry.