13 New Stars to Shimmy, Shake on 'DWTS'

Cloris Leachman is a TV veteran, but that won't make her stint on "DWTS" any easier. The nine-time Emmy award winning actress starred as Phyllis in the TV series "Phyllis" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She played Ruth Popper in "The Last Picture Show," for which she won an Oscar and a British Academy of Film and Television Arts award. At 82, she'll be the show's oldest contestant ever. She's currently touring the U.S. with her one-woman show, "CLORIS!" Leachman will partner with World Latin Champion and Mark's father, Corky Ballas, who makes his series debut.

Ted McGinley

Ted McGinley's appeared in a host of TV hits, from "Happy Days" to "Married ... With Children" to "Love Boat" to "The West Wing." His film credits include "Pearl Harbor," "Wayne's World 2" and "Revenge of the Nerds." Now he's adding "DWTS" to his resume. Newcomer Inna Brayer will be paired with McGinley.

Susan Lucci

She's a familiar face to millions of daytime TV viewers. Now Susan Lucci's got a gig on primetime. The "All My Children" star has performed on Broadway and in cabarets across the country while developing her own cosmetic and fashion lines. Erica Kane fans need not worry -- Lucci will continue to work on "All My Children" while dancing on "DWTS." She'll be paired with Tony Dovolani, who returns for his sixth season.

Misty May-Treanor

Misty May-Treanor is heading straight to "DWTS" from the beach volleyball courts of Beijing, where she and her partner, Kerri Walsh, just won their second consecutive gold medal. (The victory also marked their 108th straight match win.) May-Treanor was named Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2006, Best Offensive Player in 2004, 2005 and 2006, and Best Defensive Player in 2006. She now joins a new teammate, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who returns for his fifth season.

Jeffrey Ross

As "The Roastmaster General," Jeffrey Ross has a knack for cracking up his audiences and embarrassing his subjects, among them William Shatner, Hugh Hefner, Donald Trump and Pamela Anderson. He'll try not to be a punch line while on the dance floor with Edyta Sliwinska, the only pro to compete in all seven seasons of "DWTS."

Warren Sapp

Warren Sapp comes to the "DWTS" stage fresh off the football field. The recently retired defensive tackle and Superbowl Champion played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders during his 13-year career. This fall, he'll co-host Showtime's "Inside the NFL." He'll dance with Kym Johnson, who returns for her fifth season.

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