Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Colin Salmon (w/Kristina Rihanoff)

Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Colin Salmon (w/Kristina Rihanoff)

One of the UK’s leading actors, Colin Salmon has found fame alongside stars such as Pierce Brosnan and Dame Judi Dench.

He has starred in three Bond films as Charles Robinson: Die Another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough alongside numerous other TV and film roles including blockbuster Resident Evil and Doctor Who.

An avid football supporter and once ranked in People magazine’s poll of 50 Most Beautiful People in the world, Colin could be set to thrill on the Strictly dance floor.

What made you decide to sign up for Strictly this year?

I absolutely love dancing and I know three ex-champions – Darren Gough, Mark Ramprakash and Tom Chambers – and they all had a ball, but the only advice they have given me is to look after my feet!

What are you looking for in a dance partner?

I think you look for the same qualities as someone you might act with – someone who is honest and someone who has patience.

What do your family and friends think?

My wife has been on at me for ages to do it and I wasn’t sure, but I hit a certain age and I decided that it was time to have some fun! Those people I have told are really excited, a lot of people in my life have always been very supportive and this is for them really.

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Posted on Friday 5 October 2012
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