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DWTS elimination: Billy Dee Williams leaves the dance floor (Photo)

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This week's DWTS elimination was a little different than usual. If you missed any of Monday's Dancing With The Stars 2014 (season 18 week 3 episode), you can play catch-up here below.

DWTS Elimination Results: Celebrity Contestant Leaves Show for Medical Reasons

Actor Billy Dee Williams, well-known for playing Lando Calrissian in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, had to leave Dancing With The Stars Season 18 on March 31, not because he was voted off, but because his doctors recommended it.

The 76-year-old (soon to be 77, with his upcoming birthday on April 6) has chronic back pain and has had two hip replacements in the past, so everyone knew to expect a slightly slower pace and less-complicated routines than we're used to seeing from the younger dancers. Now, his doctors have advised him to stop dancing entirely and suggest some serious rest to avoid injuring himself.

More: Look Back on Billy Dee's Film Career Here

Billy wisely took their advice, withdrawing from competition early in the DWTS 2014 week 3 episode.

After Billy Dee bowed out, there was no need for a standard DWTS elimination this week. Find out which couples danced which styles and get their March 31 scores in our full Dancing With The Stars 2014 recap here now.

Who do you think will go home next week based on Monday night's dances? Leave your predictions below.


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