Chelo Alonso former Cuban actress, dancer and sex-symbol (1933) was a star in the Italian cinema of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. She played femme fatales with fiery tempers and danced to Afro-Cuban rhythms. She appeared in some American Films as well.
Debbie Allen, the dancer, choreographer,director, actress makes this list for her memorable performance as Michelle, one of the wives of Richard Pryor in his 1986 biopic, JoJo Dancer Your Life is Calling. The scene of her dancing on stage at the nightclub is one of the most sensuous scenes in cinematic history and the car scene with Pryor is also quite memorable. Allen also appeared in the 1980 hit film, Fame as well as in the television series of the same name.