Some of the notable cast members of "Dancing with the Stars" in 2014 were actor Alfonso Ribeiro, track star Lolo Jones and Sadie Robertson from the show "Duck Dynasty." In addition, actress Lea Thompson and actor Jonathan Bennett were among the 2014 competitors.Continue Reading
Ribeiro is best-known for starring as Carlton in the television show "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air." The character of Carlton became particularly famous for his dance moves. Thompson is best-known for the movie "Back to the Future," while Bennett is known for his work in "Mean Girls."
Other cast members included the race-car driver Michael Waltrip, ultimate fighter Randy Couture, comedian Tommy Chong, talk show host Tavis Smiley, fashion designer Betsey Johnson and soap opera star and former underwear model Antonio Sabato Jr. Actress Janel Parrish of the television show "Pretty Little Liars" and Bethany Mota, a YouTube beauty expert, were new additions to the cast.
Ribeiro was victorious that year, along with his partner Witney Carson. In a dramatic finish, the pair beat out top contenders Robertson, who danced with Mark Ballas, and Parrish, who was paired with Valentin Chmerkovskiy. As their prize, Ribeiro and Carson were awarded the show's top award, the Mirrorball Trophy.Learn more about Art & Literature