Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 28, 1977
FactChoreographer for Becoming Britney Spears on MTV. He taught Kristen how to do all the Britney moves for the video that she made. [2001]

Brian Friedman is an American dancer, choreographer, and television personality. He is best known for his work on the Fox television series So You Think You Can Dance, on which he served as a judge and choreographer from 2006 to 2014.

Friedman was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 14, 1974. He began dancing at the age of three and went on to study at the Joffrey Ballet School and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He has choreographed for artists such as Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake. He has also appeared as a guest judge on reality competition shows such as Dancing with the Stars and America’s Best Dance Crew.

Friedman has been married to Elizabeth Berkley since 2013. The couple has two children together. Friedman has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameBrian Friedman
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1977
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer, Actor, Dancer, Choreographer


ParentsJudy Friedman


AwardsMichael Jackson Tribute Portrait VIP Dot
MoviesUptown Girls, Bubble Boy, Newsies, Freestyle
TV ShowsThe X Factor (UK), Kids Incorporated, Grease Is the Word, So You Think You Can Dance - Season 1, MTV's Top Pop Group

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1Lived next door to Heather Morris in Scottsdale, Arizona.
2Choreographer for Becoming Britney Spears on MTV. He taught Kristen how to do all the Britney moves for the video that she made. [2001]
3Currently a dancer for Britney Spears [2000]




MTV Video Music Awards 20012001TV Special assistant choreographer
G-42016Short choreographer completed
The Zodiac Show: Metamorphosis2009Documentary choreographer post-production
So You Think You Can Dance2005-2015TV Series choreographer - 17 episodes
Britain's Got TalentTV Series creative director - 11 episodes, 2015 supervising choreographer - 11 episodes, 2015
The X Factor2011-2012TV Series senior choreographer - 24 episodes
The X FactorTV Series creative director - 15 episodes, 2010 - 2012 choreographer - 5 episodes, 2012
American Reunion2012choreographer
America's Got Talent2010TV Series choreographer - 2 episodes
Pledge This!2006choreographer
Remaking Taylor Dayne2005TV Movie choreographer
VH1 Divas 20042004TV Movie choreographer
Britney Spears Live from Miami2004TV Movie documentary choreographer
Pepsi Smash2003TV Series documentary choreographer - 1 episode
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003assistant choreographer
2003 MTV Movie Awards2003TV Special choreographer
VH1 Divas Duets2003TV Special documentary choreographer
The 2001 Billboard Music Awards2001TV Special choreographer
Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas2001TV Special documentary choreographer: Britney Spears tour / portions of the tour co-conceived by: Britney Spears tour


The X FactorTV Series consulting producer - 24 episodes, 2011 - 2012 supervising producer - 13 episodes, 2012 segment producer - 1 episode, 2012
America's Got Talent2009TV Series consulting producer - 25 episodes
2004 MTV Movie Awards2004TV Special segment producer


Every Single Step2015TV Series 2015
Glee2014TV SeriesMercedes' Backup Dancer
The AXI: Avengers of eXtreme Illusions2013TV Series
You Got Served2004Dancer (as Brian 'Be Free' Friedman)
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham2003VideoLead Dancer (segment "Windowlicker")
Uptown Girls2003Celebrity
Nikki2000-2001TV SeriesDancer / Dancer #4
Rock Star2001Roxy Dancer
Bubble Boy2001Todd
Grown Ups2000TV SeriesBand Member of the Macho Five
She's All That1999Dancer
Aphex Twin: Windowlicker1999Video shortLead Dancer
For Our Children1993VideoDancer
Newsies1992Newsies Dancer
Kids Incorporated1984TV SeriesDancer (1991-1993)


Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice2001Video short stunts


The Zodiac Show: Metamorphosis2009Documentary post-productionHimself - Choreographer
MoveDocumentary post-productionHimself
The Saturday Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2015TV SeriesHimself
The X Factor2007-2014TV SeriesHimself - Creative Director / Choreographer / Himself - Judge / ...
So You Think You Can Dance2005-2013TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself - Choreographer / Choreographer
The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music2013TV Movie documentaryHimself - Choreographer / Lead Dancer, 'Slave 4 U'
The Nation's Favourite Dance Moment2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The X Factor2011-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Supervisioning Choreographer / Himself - Supervising Choreographer / ...
Masterclass2012TV SeriesHimself
KARtv2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Choreographer / Producer / Director
The X Factor Digital Experience2011TV SeriesHimself
Britney Spears: I Am the Femme Fatale2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - Britney's Creative Director
The Xtra Factor2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
MKP Celebrity Talk2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
National Television Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
T42009TV SeriesHimself
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHimself
Paris Hilton's British Best Friend2009TV SeriesHimself
Best Ever Worst Dance Moments2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
MTV's Top Pop Group2008TV SeriesHimself - Judge
This Morning2007TV SeriesHimself
Seriously Dirty Dancing2007TV Movie documentaryHimself - Contributor
Grease Is the Word2007TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Greased Lightnin'2007TV SeriesHimself
Freestyle (with Brian Friedman)2004Video documentaryHimself
Liquid Assets2004TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHimself
So You Think You Can Dance2006TV SeriesHimself - Judge


Nominated Awards

2013Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsBest ChoreographyMasterclass (2012)
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Choreography

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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