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Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer, and actor . He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two. In 14 appearances on the show, Chmerkovskiy made it to the final round four times, with two runner-up and two third place finishes.Maksim owns four dance studios in greater New York City. The three studios - Dance With Me USA- are social dance studios located in Ridgefield, New Jersey, and Long Island, New York, as well as the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. He recently opened another studio in Stamford, Connecticut. He is also the founder of the Rising Stars Dance Academy in NYC.Maksim appeared on the TV Land sitcom "The Exes" in July 2012. He also appeared on the ABC soap General Hospital in March 2013 playing the role of handyman Anton Ivanov, who danced with Kelly Monaco's character Sam Morgan during the Nurses' Ball.In July 2013 Maksim made his second stint on the Broadway production of "Forever Tango . He first appeared on Broadway in the ballroom fusion production "Burn The Floor" in 2009-2010.


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Born:
Jan 17, 1980 In Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Ukraine]
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the series The Oprah Winfrey Show 1986-01-07
Latest Project:
Series Chasing Life 2014
Known For
Poster of Dancing with the Stars
Filmography
Chasing Life Unknown 2014
H8R Unknown 2011-09-14
The Exes Unknown 2011-11-30
Svetlana Unknown 2010-01-01
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Celebrity Ghost Stories Unknown 2008-10-25
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Dancing with the Stars Self / ... 232 episodes, 2006-2017 2005-06-01
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-01-07