BiographyPhoenix, Arizona, USA
Cute, slender and sprightly brunette dancer and choreographer Pamela Rossi was born on January 27 in Arizona. She was raised in a dancing family. Rossi originally studied gymnastics, but switched to dance classes after breaking her arm at age 12. Pamela was one of a handful of women chosen out of the more than 500 who auditioned to be a Sahara Las Vegas showgirl. Rossi joined the cast of the hugely popular music variety TV series "Solid Gold" as a regular featured dancer in 1980 and remained on the show for six consecutive years until the end of the 1986 season. Read more... the wake of her "Solid Gold" stint Pamela has continued to work as both a dancer and choreographer on numerous TV commercials, music videos, and stage productions. Among the celebrities she has worked with are Debbie Allen, Bernadette Peters, George Carlin, Delta Burke, Hulk Hogan, Chita Rivera, Sandy Duncan, Ron Howard, Penny Marshall, and Lucille Ball. Rossi opened Las Vegas acts with Don Rickles, Johnny Carson, and Jerry Lewis. She has assisted choreographer Anita Mann with shows in England, Atlantic City, and Las Vegas. Moreover, Pamela has appeared as a dancer in several Barry Manilow TV specials, the WWF Slammy Awards show, and the 1983 Jerry Lewis Telethon. In addition, Rossi not only was featured as a dancer in the films "The Running Man" and "The Country Bears," but also on episodes of the TV shows "Fantasy Island," "Benson," "Our Time," and "Matlock." She has worked as a master teacher in schools and colleges in Arizona, Nevada, and California. Pamela owns and teaches dancing at the dance studio Dance Ten in Moorpark, California.