In the world of dance, they are famous because they are talented!
Like I said, “Niche” famous. Outside of dance, few know them.
Don Johnson as James “Sonny” Crockett and Philip Michael Thomas as Ricardo "Rico"Tubbs,
The characters Jake and Elwood Blues were created by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in performances on Saturday Night Live. They went on to tour nationally as the Blues Brothers.
Vincent Vega und Jules Winnfield
George Burns and Gracie Allen
Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar - Wayne’s World
Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
They introduced a new standard of Ice Dancing which is still followed:
I could have just frozen the still photograph of them, but thought a few people might like to watch this gold medal routine