Debbie Allen Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Movies, Net Worth

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Debbie Allen (Deborah Kaye Allen)

Last Updated: 09 Jan, 2024 | Views: 357

Age: 74

Profession: Actress

Other Profession(s): Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Song writer, Television Producer

Famous For: Former, member of the President's Committee of Arts and Humanities

Higher Education: Graduated

Debbie Allen Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Jan, 1950 (74 Years 02 Months 29 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign

Debbie Allen Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Debbie Allen is a dancer, choreographer, actress, and television director from the United States. She was born in Houston, Texas, on January 16, 1950, and was raised by artists. After receiving instruction in classical ballet, Allen expanded her dance repertoire to include modern and jazz.

Debbie Allen Career:
• Allen gained widespread recognition for her role as Lydia Grant in the film and television series "Fame" in the 1980s. 
• She has appeared in numerous other television shows and films, including "Grey's Anatomy," "The Cosby Show," "West Side Story," and "Sweet Charity." 
• Allen is also a renowned choreographer and has worked on productions such as the Academy Awards and the Tony Awards. 
• As a television director, Allen has directed episodes of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal," "How to Get Away with Murder," and many others.

Debbie Allen Achievements:
Debbie Allen has received numerous awards and accolades for her work in the entertainment industry. She has won three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition to her work in film and television, Allen is also a dedicated advocate for arts education and has served as the artistic director of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles since 2001.

Debbie Allen Personal Life:
Allen married former NBA player Norm Nixon in 1984, and they have two children together. Her sister, Phylicia Rashad, is also an actress and director.

Debbie Allen Facts:
• Allen started her own dance company, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, in 2001 to provide dance training to young people in underserved communities. 
• She has also authored several books, including a children's book and an autobiography. 
• In 2020, Allen was awarded the Kennedy Center Honors for her contributions to American culture through the performing arts.

Debbie Allen Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 157 cm
In Meters 1.57 m
In Feet & Inches 5'2"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 kg
In Pounds 143 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Debbie Allen Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Andrew Arthur Allen Sr.
Mother's Name
Vivian Allen
Norm Nixon, Winnfred Wilford
Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen
Phylicia Rashad
Norman Nixon Jr.
Vivian Nixon

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