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Louie Spence's Biography

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As a child, Louie Spence went to the Italia Conti Performing Arts School and at 13 appeared in Bugsy Malone in London's West End.

He would go on to study dance and then appear in the original cast of Miss Saigon.

Louie Spence then lived in Italy, where he appeared on the TV show Fantastico.

He returned to the UK and danced with the likes of Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Take That, E17, Boyzone, Eternal, Björk, and the Spice Girls.

He also appeared as Magical Mr Mistoffelees in Cats, and the Pet Shop Boys' musical Closer to Heaven.

Louie Spence stopped dancing professionally at 31-years-old and started the Edit Agency at Pineapple Dance Studios, supplying dancers for the top musical acts.

He came to wider public attention through reality TV, appearing in the likes of Trouble TV's Bump N Grind, Sky One's Cirque de Celebrité, Pineapple Dance Studios, Louie Spence's Showbusiness, and was regularly featured on Harry Hill's TV Burp.

In an interview with the Louie Spence, he revealed how he met his husband-to-be through Jason Gardiner.

In December 2011, it was announced that Louie would take over from Jason as a judge on Dancing on Ice.

In 2011, he wrote his autobiography, Still Got It, Never Lost It.

In 2013, Louie Spence was one of the housemates on Celebrity Big Brother.

In 2016, he was one of the celebrities on Channel 5's Tour de Celeb.

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