Cynthia Rhodes

Cynthia Rhodes

  • Highest Rated: 69% Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% Staying Alive (1983)
  • Birthday: Nov 21, 1956
  • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Tennessee native Cynthia Rhodes got her start in show business at Opryland USA in the 1970s while she was still in high school. A capable singer, actress, and dancer, she soon began appearing in dance-centric movies like Xanadu, Flashdance, Staying Alive, and Dirty Dancing. She also became a popular face in music videos, like Toto's "Roseanna" and "Don't Mean Nothing" by singer/songwriter Richard Marx, whom she later married.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Curse of the Crystal Eye Vickie Phillips 1993
69% Dirty Dancing Penny Johnson Penny $1.9M 1987
44% Runaway Thompson 1984
0% Staying Alive Jackie 1983
34% Flashdance Tina Tech 1983

QUOTES FROM Cynthia Rhodes CHARACTERS

Jackie
I can't always be second choice.
Penny Johnson
Johnny, what are you doin'?
Johnny Castle
Don't worry about Max, I'll tell him your grandmother died or somethin'.
Penny Johnson
How many times have you told me never get mixed up with them?
Johnny Castle
(long pause) I know what I'm doin', Penny.
Johnny Castle
I know what I'm doin', Penny.
Penny Johnson
You listen to me, you gotta stop it, now!
Tony Manero
Tony Manero: Did you hear the way she talked? All intelligent like. Jackie: Tony, an accent doesn't make you intelligent. If it did, you'd be Einstein.
Tony Manero
Did you hear the way she talked? All intelligent like.
Jackie
Tony, an accent doesn't make you intelligent. If it did, you'd be Einstein.
Penny Johnson
Go back to your playpen, Baby...
Penny Johnson
Go back to your playpen, Baby.
Penny Johnson
Johnny, what are you doin'?.
Penny Johnson
Johnny, what are you doin'?
Johnny Castle
Don't worry about Max, I'll tell him your grandmother died or somethin'.
Johnny Castle
Don't worry about Max, I'll tell him your grandmother died or something.
Penny Johnson
How many times have you told me never get mixed up with them?.
Penny Johnson
How many times have you told me never get mixed up with them?
Johnny Castle
(long pause) I know what I'm doin', Penny?.
Johnny Castle
[long pause] I know what I'm doing Penny.
Penny Johnson
You listen to me, you gotta stop it now!.
Penny Johnson
You listen to me, you gotta stop it now!
Dancer
Ladies, God wouldn't've given you maracas if He didn't want you to shake them!
Penny Johnson
Oh, come on, ladies. God wouldn't have given you maracas if He didn't want you to shake 'em.
Penny Johnson
Go back to your playpen, Baby.
Penny Johnson
Go back to your playpen, baby.