|Date Of Birth||21 November 1956|
|Age||61 years 0 months 20 days|
|Day of Birth||Wednesday|
|Place Of Birth||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Professions||Singer , Actress , Dancer|
|Full Name||Cynthia L. Rhodes|
|Other Name||Cynthia Marx|
|Residence||Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Sons|| Jesse Taylor Marx (born on 4th January 1994) |
Lucas Connor Marx (born on 14th September 1992)
Brandon Caleb Marx (born on 11th September 1990)
|Father In-Law||Dick Marx (Ex; jazz musician)|
|Mother In-Law||Ruth Guildoo (Ex; singer)|
|Education (High School)||Glencliff High School (Nashville, Tennessee; class of 1970s)|
|Body Features & Measurements|
5 Feet 7 Inches
|Love, Romance, Marriage|
|Husband||Richard Marx (singer, songwriter, musician; married in 1989, divorced in 2014)|
|Debut (Movie)||Xanadu (1980)|
|Debut (TV)||Music Hall America|
|Social Networks, Web links|
|Wiki Page||Wiki Page|
|Net worth||$5 Million|
Cynthia Rhodes is an American actress, dancer and singer. She was born on 21st November 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee.
She is popular for her dance themed movies like- Staying Alive (1983) (directed by Sylvester Stallone starring John Travolta, Finola Hughes), Flashdance(1983) (romantic drama directed by Adrian Lyne starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri), Dirty Dancing (1987) (Directed by Emile Ardolino, starring Patrick Swayze Jennifer Grey)
Cynthia Rhodes & Richard Marx Marriage: Cynthia Rhodes & Richard Marx met in 1983 when Richard joined the music department of the movie 'Staying Alive', she was already working in the movie. They started seeing each other and got married on January 8, 1989. She is 7 years older than him. Cynthia appeared in Richard's music video 'Don't Mean Nothing'.
The couple have three sons together. Brandon Marx (born in 1990), Lucas Marx(born in 1992), Jesse Marx(born in 1994), she took voluntary break from the industry to take care of her sons. the couple separated in July 2013 and divorced in April 2014.
Image: Cynthia Rhodes Family: Husband & Sons
Cynthia Rhodes's career in movie started with Xanadu (1980)- a romantic musical fantasy by Robert Greenwald starring Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck.
She appeared as Tina Tech in Romantic musical drama Flashdance(1983) which also starred Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri.
She appeared in Sylvester Stallone's dance film Staying Alive(1983) opposite John Travolta and Finola Hughes.
Her next role was as Thompson in the movie Runaway(1984), a science fiction action thriller directed by Michael Crichton, starring- Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons.
She is believed to have acted in the movie Flying(1986) in an uncredited role.
Later came her biggest role as Penny Johnson in romantic dance drama- Dirty Dancing(1987), a super hit movie of the generation with Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach in the cast.
She appeared in Curse of the Crystal Eye(1991) as Vickie Phillips, it was directed by Joe Tornatore and cast Jameson Parker, Mike Lane in the lead.
TV : She has appeared in TV series- Music Hall America as Even Dozen, Fantasy Island as Merlise.
She has appeared in other videos like- Toto: Rosanna(1982), The Tubes: Tubes Video(1982), Don't Mean Nothing(1987) (with her then boyfriend & future husband Richard Marx), Prime Cuts(1984), Bee Gees: The Woman in You.
Performer: She has also performed in soundtracks like 'Let The Love Begin' (Hot Splash-1988), 'Love Theme' (The Devil Wears White- 1986), 'Hope We Never Change' and others (Staying Alive-1983)
Song Writer: In 2002 she co-wrote the jazz track- Perfect Day with her husband Richard Marx