Birthplace: Isle of Lewis
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Executive summary: Dance teacher for Bowie, Kate Bush
A cult-status dance performer and teacher, who studied with Marcel Marceau in the 50s before starting his own company in 1968. Kemp has crept into mainstream awareness through association with his former pupils David Bowie (who is also an ex-lover) and Kate Bush. His performances are a strange mix of mime, Kabuki, and oddball British comedy. He also made an appearance in Derek Jarman's film Sebastiane (1976).
Slept with: David Bowie
University: Bradford Art College
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Velvet Goldmine (21-May-1998) · Pantomime Dame
The Wicker Man (1973)
Savage Messiah (Sep-1972) · Angus Corky
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