Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Legendary Dancer Cyd Charisse Dies At 86

Cyd Charisse, who danced and starred in MGM musicals with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, died Tuesday. She was 86. According to her publicist Charisse was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Monday after suffering an apparent heart attack.

Here is a clip of Charisse performing in "Meet Me In Las Vegas". Released in 1956, Cyd dances to "Frankie and Johnny", sung by Sammy Davis Jr.

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