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The Daily Beast: Hollywood Body Doubles

Jennifer Beals' Double: Marine Jahan

Long before Natalie Portman's Black Swan controversy, Jennifer Beals was caught in a scandal about how much she had high-stepped it in 1983's "Flashdance." It turned out that the unknown Beals wasn't exactly a maniac on the floor—French dancer Marine Jahan had been used for the complicated choreography but hadn't received a credit at the end of the movie. In fact, as Entertainment Weekly reported when the collector's DVD of "Flashdance" was released, in addition to Jahan's moves, director Adrian Lyne used a female gymnast and a male breakdancer in a wig for Beals' "What a Feelin'" audition.

(Everett Collection)
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