Joey Fatone - FinalistFormer 'N Sync star Joey Fatone, with partner Kym Johnson, was the season's undisputed showman. He used a light saber for a "Star Wars" tango and wore breakaway clothes and a sparkly gold suit for his freestyle dance.
Laila Ali - FinalistLaila Ali, a daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and a world boxing champion in her own right, was partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Gracious in defeat, she called both Ohno and Fatone "great."
Ian Ziering - Eliminated May 15"Beverly Hills 90210" graduate Ziering and his partner scored their first perfect 30 the night before they were eliminated. He was partnered with two-time defending champion Cheryl Burke. Here, Ziering is shown Nov. 3, 2006, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Billy Ray Cyrus - Eliminated May 8Ballroom dancing wasn't the best stage for the "Achy Breaky Heart" singer-songwriter and "Hannah Montana" star, who had enough fan support to stay on the show almost to the semi-finals.
John Ratzenberger - Eliminated May 1Judge Len Goodman told John Ratzenberger that "of all the older gentlemen dancers we have had on the show, you are the best mover." Indeed, the former "Cheers" star and his partner Edyta Sliwinska, lasted long enough to be one of the six final contestants.
Heather Mills - Eliminated April 24Heather Mills was billed as the first contestant to compete on the show with an artificial limb. She did an excellent job considering the limitation, although she did fall at the end of one routine because of it.
Clyde Drexler - Eliminated April 17NBA great Clyde "the Glide" Drexler wasn't able to live up to his nickname on the dance floor. Drexler is more than a foot taller than his partner -- a physical difference that even a seasoned dancer would find challenging. Nevertheless, Drexler won the affection of the audience and the judges with his laid-back charm.
Leeza Gibbons - Eliminated April 10The former host of "Entertainment Tonight," "Extra" and the daytime talk show "Leeza" currently hosts a nationally syndicated radio program called "Hollywood Confidential." She also is the founder of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation.
Shandi Finnessey - Eliminated April 3Shandi Finnessey, crowned Miss USA in 2004, is the host of two game shows on the Game Show Network: "Lingo with Chuck Woolery" and "Playmania." Newcomer Brian Fortuna will be her professional dance partner. Here, Finnessey walks the red carpet before TigerJam, a benefit for the Tiger Woods foundation in Las Vegas on May 21, 2005.
Paulina Porizkova - Eliminated March 28Though the judges' combined scores of the first two weeks put them in 6th place, Porizkova and her partner, Alec Mazo, were the first couple to be eliminated from the contest.
As the former face of Estee Lauder, Porizkova was once the highest paid supermodel in the world of fashion. This spring, Porizkova releases her first work of fiction, "A Model Summer."