Dancing with the Stars

Meet Dancing's New Contestants!

An Emmy winner, a Grammy winner and two Olympians – get to know the cast of season 7 before they hit the dancefloor. By Jessica Gold Haralson

SUSAN LUCCI

AGE: 61
OCCUPATION: Soap opera actress
THE 411: After 18 nominations, the queen of soaps finally took home a Daytime Emmy in 1999 for her portrayal of Erica Kane on All My Children.
PARTNER: Tony Dovolani
THE INSIDE TRACK: "[Costar Cameron Mathison]"] (who appeared on season 5 of DWTS) has been so generous with his time and his insights," says Lucci. "I really feel it's going to be a life experience."