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Name: Anton Dolin  
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Date of Birth: 27th July 1904
Place of Birth: Sussex, England, UK
Profession: Actor
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Anton Dolin was the stage name of Sydney Francis Patrick Healey-Kay (1904–1983), an English ballet dancer and choreographer.

Dolin was born in Slinfold in Sussex. He joined Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921, was a principal there from 1924, and was a principal with the Vic-Wells Ballet in the 1930s. There he danced with Alicia Markova, with whom he went on to found the Markova-Dolin Ballet and the London Festival Ballet.

Dolin wrote several books, including the autobiography Ballet Go Round (1938) and Alicia Markova: Her Life and Art (1953). He was knighted in 1981.

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