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FULL NAME: Len Goodman
HOMETOWN: London, England
BIRTHDAY: April 25, 1944
AGE: 79
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married to Sue Barrett
BIO: Len Goodman is a dancer, television personality, and judge on Dancing With the Stars. Before he became a permanent fixture on the ABC hit dance competition, Goodman was the head judge on Strictly Come Dancing. Goodman became a dancer at 19 years old after his doctor recommended it to help him recover from a foot injury.

Goodman retired from dancing in his late 20s after winning multiple dance competitions. The dancer later appeared on Season 1 of Strictly Come Dancing in 2004. Goodman lasted on the show until 2016. He also became a judge on the American version of Strictly, Dancing With the Stars.

Goodman is a cancer survivor and married Sue Barrett, a 47-year-old dance teacher, in a small ceremony at a London dining club.

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