Gladys Knight, Jack Wagner, Maria Menounous among celebs joining new cast of 'Dancing With the Stars'

Published February 28, 2012

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Legendary soul singer Gladys Knight and soap actor Jack Wagner were among the celebrities named Tuesday in the cast of the new series of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars."

Tennis star Martina Navratilova and the NFL's Donald Driver, a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, will also take part in the 14th season of the show.

The cast will be completed by: "Camp Rock" actor Roshon Fegan, TV presenter Maria Menounos, singer-songwriter Gavin Degraw, Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins, "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd, "Little House On The Prarie" star Melissa Gilbert, "Family Matters" actor Jaleel White and telenovela actor William Levy.

The new cast members met their professional dance partners live on Tuesday's "Good Morning America."

Previous winners of the mirror ball trophy include Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez, former "Dirty Dancing" actress Jennifer Grey, Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger, entertainer Donny Osmond and "DWTS" co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet.

The first episode of the 14th season will start March 19 with a two-hour season premiere.

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