9. Sherri Shepherd

Cloris LeachmanCarson Kressley
Partner: Val Chmerkovskiy "Star" cred: Actress, panelist on "The View" Lowdown: Shepherd has good comic timing, so if she turns out not to be a great dancer, many a contestant before her has turned comedy into staying power (Carson Kressley, Steve Wozniak, Cloris Leachman). However, we... ABC