American figure skater
Dorothy Hamill Rank
Dorothy Hamill Rank
About Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill is a former American figure skater. She retired in 1976.
In 1976, she won the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in ladies' singles and the World champion, as well.
Her Personal Life
She has been married 3 times. She has a daughter. After her battle with cancer in 2008, she began encouraging people to eat a plant-based diet to reduce the risks of having cancer.
She won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Performing Arts as a hostess for "Romeo and Juliet on Ice" in 1983.
Famous quotes by Dorothy Hamill
I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world.Dorothy Hamill
My mother stopped working when she had my brother. She was a full time mom until I started getting heavily into ice skating lessons, and it got to the point where they really needed my mom to earn an income.Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill's Popularity
Dorothy Hamill is a famous American figure skater, who was born on July 26, 1956. As a person born on this date, Dorothy Hamill is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (July 26) and the 13th most popular for the year (1956).
People born on July 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Dorothy Hamill is the 186th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Dorothy Hamill's birthday, Dorothy Hamill is the 1308th most famous American and ranks 35th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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