Gary Busey
Gary Busey 21
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date June 29, 1944 (1944-06-29) (age 73)
Hometown Goose Creek, Texas
Known For Academy Award–nominated actor

Dancing with the Stars 21

Partner(s) Anna Trebunskaya
Placement 10
Highest Score 19 (Jazz)
Lowest Score 15 (Cha-Cha-Cha & Paso Doble)
Average Score 16.4

Gary Busey is a celebrity from season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.


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Gary Busey celebrates his 45th Anniversary in show business during 2015. Busey rose to fame in Hollywood when he became an Academy Award nominee for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story. His other feature film credits include memorable roles in The Firm, Under Siege, Point Break, Big Wednesday, Straight Time, and Lethal Weapon.

Busey became a household name and ratings sensation with TV audiences, too, in Celebrity Wife Swap, Celebrity Apprentice, and All Star Celebrity Apprentice. His other memorable TV roles of note are his multiple appearances on HBO's Entourage as well as a recurring role on the hit syndicated sit-com, Mr. Box Office. He also had a special guest-star role on Two and a Half Men when Busey played himself. Additionally, Busey became the first American to win Celebrity Big Brother U.K. in 2014.

Busey can also be seen in his comical TV commercials for Amazon as well as Entourage: The Movie and in his starring role in the upcoming critically-acclaimed feature film, CandiLand.

Dancing with the Stars 21Edit


Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha/ "Dancing in the Street" 5 5 5 No Elimination
2 Foxtrot / "Wouldn't It Be Nice"
Paso Doble / "1812 Overture"
Last to be called safe
3 Tango / "The Addams Family Theme" 6 71/6 6 Safe
4 Jazz / "That'll Be the Day" 6 7 6 Eliminated

1Score given by guest judge Alfonso Ribeiro.


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